Read “Policing the Womb: Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood,” by Michele Goodwin

@JaniceOCG See #PolicingheWomb by @michelebgoodwin & @CambridgeUP for ways in which Black women’s bodies are criminalized. Watch Thurs., 8 pm ET, to 4/7/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny” on TWN.

Where Are the Children and Why Were They Stolen?

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG Slow progress is seen in efforts to reunite families torn apart by zero-tolerance border policy, reports @benfoxatap of @AP. Watch Thursdays, 8 pm ET, 1/13 – 4/7/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”

Reading Frank Schaeffer’s Blog is Like Sharing Morning Coffee with Him While Watching the News

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG The blog by @Frank_Schaeffer is like following a trail toward life-giving ideas on what matters most today. Nourish your selves! Frank is live on Thurs., Jan. 27 at 8 pm ET, w/ “If America Fails?” on the TruthWorks Network YouTube channel, for our discussion on gender issues in The Handmaid’s Tale.

See “Breaking The Silence: Toward a Black Male Feminist Criticism,” by David Ikard

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG #BreakingTheSilenceTowardABlackMaleFeministCriticism is 2007 book by @blkeducator & @LSUPress. Dr. David H. Ikard is live on Thurs., Jan. 13th at 8 pm ET, for premiere of “If America Fails?” on the TruthWorks Network YouTube channel, for discussion on democracy.

SERIES INVITATION: Thursdays, 8 pm ET, Jan. 13 to April 7, 2022, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny”

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG @HandmaidsOnHulu #DemocracyDefenders @blkeducator @jysexton #CynthiaAnnBaron @cassady2euca @Frank_Schaeffer @DrJamesCMcInto1 @ruthbenghiat @Ritzenhoffk @djenebajalan @MattMitrovich @ellenhbrown @Nkechi_Taifa join Thurs., 8 pm ET, from 1/13/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”

Rep. Cori Bush: The Chris Hayes Interview

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG @CoriBush is interviewed by @chrislhayes in a thoughtful and inspiring discussion illuminating the Congresswoman’s background and motivators, and touching on many issues important in America today. Join Thursdays, 8 pm ET, from 1/13/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”

Janelle Monáe – Say Her Name (Hell You Talmbout) (feat. Various Artists) [Official Lyric Video]

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG #SayHerName is a special #AAPF fundraising edition featuring @sandylocks @nhannahjones #JanelleMonae & other prominent women.

“Supreme Court allows Texas’ 6-week abortion ban to take effect,” by Alice Miranda Ollstein

Even when we are exhausted, “the struggles continues.” We must find the strength and energy to protect ourselves from the Right-wing barrage of hits on our human and civil rights.

“What The Texas Abortion Ban Does — And What It Means For Other States,” by Sarah McCammon

Amy Coney Barrett on the SCOTUS, like the dystopian character Serena Joy Waterford in “The Handmaid’s Tale,” is positioned to exert great influence in the lives of ALL women (and others). What is her vision? Check out this article for a feel of what’s happening in America today: “What The Texas Abortion Ban Does — And What It Means For Other States,” by Sarah McCammon

“Texas Just Outlawed Abortion as We Knew It,” by Molly Jong-Fast

Attempts to control women’s bodies and lives reflect disturbing values, belief and culture. That’s one perspective! Look at what conservatives are up to now in “Texas Just Outlawed Abortion as We Knew It,” by Molly Jong-Fast.