W&L’s Dennie Highlighted in the New York Times Professor Nneka Dennie discusses Women’s History Month in a recent New York Times article.
Nneka Dennie, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee University, was recently featured in a New York Times article celebrating Women’s History Month.
The article acknowledges Dennie for her work as a co-founder of the Black Women’s Studies Association.
In the piece, Dennie discusses Women’s History Month, saying, “I see this [month] perhaps less as a moment of celebration, and more as a moment of acknowledgment. We need to acknowledge the unique forms of violence that trans women face. We need to acknowledge how incarcerated women and women immigrants detained at the border are experiencing a reproductive crisis. We need to acknowledge that raising the minimum wage to $15 will more effectively support working mothers. Celebrations are fine, but celebrating doesn’t mean we’ve crossed a finish line.”
Read the full article here.
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