Last night, Planned Parenthood President Dr. Lena Wen was the guest on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. As I watched, I realized I had a rather incomplete knowledge of the history of Planned Parenthood, so I went to the website and read the history…and I invite you to do the same here. As I … Continue reading Women’s History Month: What are the Puerto Rican pill trials?
When AMC premiered Mad Men in 2007, I was working for a boutique PR and marketing firm in Metro Las Vegas. As such, I faithfully tuned into the show to study mid-century Madison Avenue’s approach to advertising, drool over the era’s fashion and interior design, and to lust after Jon Hamm’s portrayal of Don Draper. … Continue reading Women’s History Month: What is second-wave feminism?
I once lived in Los Angeles but I never quite felt like a resident there. I always felt as if my time there would be temporary, fleeting—as if I was supposed to have certain experiences and then move on. Those experiences included attending the occasional church service at First African Methodist Episcopalian Church, commonly known … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Do Black female lives matter?