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Fallon

Fallon is the founder of the Document the Silence’s website which was central in spreading and organizing the 2007 online campaign, Be Bold Be Brave Be Red: Ending Violence against Women of Color. Because of her commitment to media justice and ending violence against women of color, Fallon envisioned and helped to create the Cyberquilting Experiment which trains women of color social justice organizations to use new media like twitter, wiki’s, Google wave, video conferencing, Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro, and blogs to enrich their administrative and campaign work.

Posts by Fallon

Don’t be like the Virgin Mary, Black Men, give the gift of Non-Conception: Take the Male Birth Control Pill

By Fallon 9:47 am December 23, 2011 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e8xgF0JtVg So, this is the season of, “unto us a child is born,” a time when we remember Mary’s virginal birth. Yes, to say the least, it seems like the idea time to talk about male birth control pills. Yes, you heard me right that in the very […]

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Iyanla Vanzant’s Peace from Broken Pieces: Generational Curses, “I am my mother’s daughter, no, my mother is me!”

By Fallon 10:48 am December 16, 2011 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjpgeCKL2hg Let me begin by saying that I have a personal bias against what I have come to think of as Lifetime books. You know the kind of one hundred and twenty-page paperback book that once lay on the two for one entering sale’s table of Borders. Yes, […]

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Let the Wailing Black Women Come: 60% of Black Girls are Sexually Abused before 18

By Fallon 9:11 am December 9, 2011 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vRFLgbIUWQ Black Women’s Blue Print reports that 60 percent of black girls are sexually abused before the age of 18. Wow!  When I first read this in my Facebook’s newsfeed I was speechless. 60 percent is a nice round number though if we are all honest with ourselves […]

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New Web Episode of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl: The Exes . . . So, Funny!!!

By Fallon 10:07 am December 2, 2011 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TqsOneO55o I have written previously on how much I love the web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. The show is original and features a young black woman who navigates her way through seen and unseen awkward situations on her job and in her relationships. Well, I am […]

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Post Thanksgiving Thoughts on Black Feminism: “My Great Aunt Made Me Go There”

By Fallon 9:10 am November 25, 2011 So, yesterday was Thanksgiving and all I can say is that my great aunt pushed the ultimate button and questioned why I consider myself a feminist. I tried to ignore her comments about feminists being lesbians. I tried to take the higher ground when she said, “Our men […]

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Nikky Finney, the 61st National Book of Poetry Award Winner “Honoree,” Taught me how to “Honor” when she “Honored” Toni

By Fallon 12:00 am November 18, 2011 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ty6z9QMFKNw I want to join the chorus of the many in honoring Nikky Finney for being awarded the National Book Award for Poetry. Her written words and the recounting of her words in her own voice are amazing. And, I use the term amazing not in the typical […]

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New Web Episode of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl: Part 2 of “The Unexpected”

By Fallon 8:00 am November 11, 2011 I have written previously on how much I love the web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. The show is original and features a young black woman who navigates her way through seen and unseen awkward situations on her job and in her relationships. Well, I am happy […]

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New Web Episode of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl: Simply Hilarious!!

By Fallon 7:33 am November 4, 2011 I have written previously on how much I love the web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. The show is original and features a young black woman who navigates her way through seen and unseen awkward situations on her job and in her relationships. Well, I am happy […]

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Sesame Street Does it Again: New Black Girl Video-Change the World

By Fallon 9:00 am October 21, 2011 I tell you, many television and movie companies including Tyler Perry can take a chapter from Sesame Street when it comes to creating positive images of black women and girls. So, last year, Sesame Street’s video, I Love My Hair, went viral with parents excited to see positive messaging about black girls’ […]

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