Stories by Barbara Ransby

Barbara Ransby is an historian, writer and longtime activist. She is a Distinguished Professor of African American Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, and History at the University of Illinois at Chicago. subscribe to Barbara Ransby's feed

Posted on: Feb 24, 2017, Source: The Guardian

The "lean-in" variety of feminism won’t defeat this administration, but a mobilization of the 99% will. On March 8 we will take to the streets.

Posted on: May 5, 2010, Source: ColorLines RaceWire

The celebrity academic's New York Times editorial is not only a disservice to history, it comes at exactly the wrong time in our discourse on race.