Just 48 hours after veteran reproductive justice activist Loretta Ross opened registration for her new online course on white supremacy, 500 people had registered.
“There’s a real hunger for this knowledge,” says Ross’s former student Josie, who helped organize the class.
“I will be teaching white supremacy through the feminist lens of love,” Ross told Ms.
Drawing on black feminist theory, Ross says the course will focus on the connections between racism and misogyny.
Ross developed her course on white supremacy four years ago, as a visiting professor at Hampshire College: “I wanted to analyze the storm clouds that I saw hovering around Trump’s candidacy in 2016.”
Ross now teaches at Smith College in the Program for the…