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Jackson weighs in on women's bodily autonomy in Washington Post

"[Deyjah Harris] is an adult—she can pretty much do what she wants—so why is he [Harris' father, Clifford Joseph] still invested in what she does with her body?" says Jenn Jackson, assistant professor of political science. "These are the types of ways young girls are socialized to understand their bodies do not belong to them, that they are a societal possession."

November 7, 2019

Harrington Meyer discusses benefits of Fresh Air Fund in Democrat & Chronicle article

"Initially created to give children a break from the dirty smokestacks of NYC, the Fresh Air Fund now emphasizes giving children from underserved communities a break from drugs, violence, or gangs," writes University Professor Madonna Harrington Meyer.

August 20, 2019

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