Day: September 8, 2011

Where Dark Tourism Meets Global Feminism

This is a guest post by Jessica Mack.
If you haven’t heard it before, you probably already know the concept. Dark tourism is what happens when former places of tragedy and horror become memorialized, then patronized by droves of tourists. Like Ground Zero in New York City, or Nelson Mandela’s prison cell on Robben Island. It’s where dark memories, human curiosity, and capitalism mix.

Separate but equal? In Kindergarten?

Hi all, I’m Eesha Pandit, and am delighted to be doing some guest blogging here. For my day job, I do some international human rights work. And I blog over at the Crunk Feminist Collective, and recently at Feministing as…