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Interview with Jordyn Taylor, Founder of Vermillion Ink Press

Vermillion Ink Press is a literary multimedia collective and publisher of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from underrepresented voices. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota , it seeks to “increase empathy, foster discussion, and cultivate community through the power of the written word.” The Feminist Book Club partnered with Vermilion Ink Press for December, 2020. Proudly BIPOC owned …

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Blog, Book Reviews, Bookish Life, Social Justice

Book Review: The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafa

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafa is a novel focusing on a Palestinian- American woman, Afaf Rahman, as she navigates a world that is torn apart by hate, misunderstanding, and cruelty. She is the principal of a Muslim all-girls’ school in a Chicago suburb. The story focuses on two timelines: the present where …

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Blog, Educate and Activate, Social Justice

Educate & Activate The 19th Amendment: History’s Most Exclusive Sorority

August 18, 2020 is the 100-year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment which made it illegal to deny citizens of the United States the right to vote on account of sex. For the purposes of this discussion we’ll be defining women as those who are cis-gendered to only focus on the past. We …

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