To heal the deep wounds of racism, Jan Willis turned to Buddhism and is now cited by Time magazine as one of America’s spiritual leaders. David Pesci talked with her about her journey from the crushing injustices of life in the Jim Crow South to the thin air of the shrine called Swayambhu.
Thank you, Gloria Steinem: Feminism, family and the fourth wave of the women’s movement collide for our blogger as she watches a Gloria Steinem biopic with her son and wonders, who will lead today’s female activists?
The fact that we have an International Women’s Day means we are still in trouble. There is no International Men’s Day. Only less powerful people or forgotten historical events need “A Day” to be part of the present. Yet it’s an important step because any notice is better than no notice.