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Happy New Year!

January 16th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Well hello there. Please excuse the long hiatus…I’ve been traveling the country for all kinds of reasons (which is what a Girldriver does best, so yall shouldn’t be that mad!). First, a Nona update: I’m still at WNYC, doing some work for their music talk show, Soundcheck. And I don’t mind telling you I’ve already […]

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Tags: Girldrive News · Politics · Roadtripping

What I’ve been working on all these weeks…

November 4th, 2010 · No Comments

The election results are in, and we’ve been following the process every step of the way. Here are the 3 hours we put together from our journey: a documentary from our road trip to Florida, another one from Arizona, and our live show at WNYC’s The Greene Space the day after the elections. Florida: Race, […]

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Tags: Politics · Roadtripping

Dispatches from Pop + Politics: Is home ownership still the American Dream?

October 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Note: Yes, I’m cheating on Girldrive with another road trip. For the next few weeks, I’ll be blogging on and off at Pop + Politics, the site for our series on the midterm elections. Cross-posted at Pop + Politics Housing has been on this journalist’s mind lately. I just moved back to New York City […]

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Tags: Grass Routes · Politics · Roadtripping

Dispatches from Pop + Politics: border identity and the Tohono O’odham nation

October 6th, 2010 · No Comments

Note: Yes, I’m cheating on Girldrive with another road trip. For the next few weeks, I’ll be blogging on and off at Pop + Politics, the site for our series on the midterm elections. Crossposted at Pop + Politics When the media cover “the border,” they pit Mexico against America, Spanish against English, two increasingly […]

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Now for (another) road trip…

August 12th, 2010 · No Comments

Just wanted to let all Girldrivers know about the incredibly exciting, much-needed project I’ll be working on for the next few months. The project is the brainchild of Farai Chideya, an accomplished journalist, author of several books, and innovative mediamaker, who got American Public Media and WNYC to partner with her on a multimedia radio […]

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Tags: Politics · Roadtripping

Girldrive: Southern edition (a guest post)

August 2nd, 2010 · 3 Comments

Note: This is a guest post by Katie Rice, who was inspired by Girldrive to go on her own Southern version. Got a great idea for a guest series? Email me at nona@girl-drive.com. When I came home to St. Louis for Thanksgiving break last fall, I found my sister’s copy of GirlDrive sitting on the […]

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Tags: Girldrive Goes Global · Girls with Drive · Grass Routes · Guest Blogger · Roadtripping · Southern Series

A Southern Girldrive

May 12th, 2010 · 2 Comments

I’ve posted before about how I regret rushing through the South on our original road trip–especially since it was one of the most fascinating stretches of the whole Girldrive experience. I’ve been doing an off-and-on Southern series to fill in the gaps, and it looks like two ladies from Hendrix College in Arkansas have helped […]

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Tags: Girls with Drive · Grass Routes · Roadtripping · Southern Series

Videos!

April 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Check out this video on M.I.S.S., where I answer questions about Thelma and Louise, the problem feminism has with race, and Girldrive Part 2. And here’s me talking about Women Making History (this video is kind of big even on the smallest setting–sorry!): Also check out the interview I filled out on the website (one […]

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Tags: Generations · Girldrive News · Girls with Drive · Redefining Feminism · Roadtripping

Girldrive Goes Global: UK edition

March 27th, 2010 · 3 Comments

YES! Two women in the UK just started a blog called “Women Speak Out” in preparation for their very own road trip across the UK to find out what women think and feel about feminism and their lives. The trip, they write, was inspired by Girldrive. From their blog: Given that 2010 is a General […]

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Tags: Girldrive Goes Global · Girls with Drive · Redefining Feminism · Roadtripping

Road trip tips (and more Girldrive links)

January 30th, 2010 · No Comments

Sadie Magazine (an awesome online magazine for young women, in the vein of Sassy) has a great piece on road trips by Kristin Ito–a must-read when preparing for your own road trip. Kristin also recently interviewed me about Girldrive. If you still have lingering questions about the book and project, check this interview out; it’s […]

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Tags: Girldrive News · Roadtripping