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Sia Amma braids a weave into her clients hair at her salon, SF African Hair in the Tenderloin district on Wednesday, March 7. (Amarah Hernandez/ Xpress)

Sia Amma: A One Woman Show

Kaila Taylor April 15, 2018

The streets were a perfect balance of calm and chaotic, the air was cold, and the sound of a new apartment complex being built echoed throughout the shaded street. Sia Amma’s hair salon, Best Hair Braiding...

Image courtesy of Calendar Girl via Flickr

In Search of the Right Label: The Feminism Story

Meira Gebel April 22, 2015

"Calendar Girl" courtesy of AK Rockefeller via Flickr It is 1968. Women gather at the Atlantic City Boardwalk for the Miss America Pageant, furious and fed up with the stereotypical ideals of beauty...

Interview: Amber Gordon, founder of Femsplain

Interview: Amber Gordon, founder of Femsplain

Catherine Uy April 17, 2015

Image courtesy of Femsplain Femsplain is a online platform where women and anyone female-identified can tell their stories. Launched in 2014 by Amber Gordon, the site has become a safe space and community...

Feminism is for men too

Farnoush Amiri October 7, 2014

For a long period of time, the only people who spoke out about the cause of equality for women through the establishment and defending of equal political, cultural, economical, and social rights for...

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