Sylvia Pankhurst, religious education and the racist cartoon of Serena Williams

Sep 19, 2018, 05:00 AM

In episode 18, we talk about the origins of feminism and the suffragette movement, spirituality and religious education at school and sexism and racism in women’s tennis in light of the reaction to the US open final. Our three figures are Sylvia Pankhurst, that 26% of schools in England do not offer Religious Education and the racist cartoon of Serena Williams by Mark Knight (2018).

The Deliciously Ella Podcast: Holly Tucker presented by Ella and Matthew Mills

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https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/conversations-of-inspiration/id1434529830?mt=2

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https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/feminists-dont-wear-pink/id1435317543?mt=2

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https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/ruth-davidson-exclusive-interview-i-never-want-to-be-pm-cvqnz00wh

The Guilty Feminist by Deborah Frances-White (2018)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Guilty-Feminist-noble-goals-hypocrisies/dp/0349010145

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Love Stories: Emma Freud presented by Dolly Alderton

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Figure 1: Sylvia Pankhurst

Sylvia at the Old Vic Theatre

https://www.oldvictheatre.com/whats-on/2018/sylvia-2/cast

From Hamilton to Sylvia: The new wave of woke musicals discussing race, gender, sexuality and identity, Tim Bano

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/theatre-dance/features/new-wave-woke-musicals-hamilton-sylvia-fun-home-suffrageddon-everybodys-talking-about-jamie-misty-a8536801.html

Diary reveals lesbian love trysts of suffragette leaders, Vanessa Thorpe

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2000/jun/11/vanessathorpe.theobserver

Men, if you want an example of how you can dismantle the patriarchy, look to Keir Hardie, Helen Pankhurst

https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/international-womens-day-care-march-keir-hardie-how-to-dismantle-patriarchy-a8236956.html

The Pankhurst Family

http://www.sylviapankhurst.com/aboutsylviapankhurst/thepankhurstfamily.php

Sylvia Pankhurst: shunned, snubbed, now to be honoured at last, Daniel Boffey

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/mar/06/sylvia-pankhurst-honoured-at-last

Emma Watson at the HeForShe Campaign 2014 - Official UN Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkjW9PZBRfk

Suffragette (2015)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3077214/

Figure 2: 26% of schools in England do not offer Religious Education

Schools break law on religious education, research suggests, Alex Strangwayes-Booth

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-41282330

Call for atheism to be included in religious education, Harriet Sherwood

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/sep/09/religious-education-schools-overhaul-reflect-diverse-world

Teaching worldviews could enhance Religious Education in schools

http://theconversation.com/teaching-worldviews-could-enhance-religious-education-in-schools-102917

Figure 3: The racist cartoon of Serena Williams by Mark Knight (2018)

Serena Williams: Cartoonist denies US Open depiction is racist

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-45479954

The High Low: Serena Williams & Kirstie Allsopp: Why Women Aren’t Allowed To Get Angry, presented by Dolly Alderton and Pandora Sykes

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-high-low/id1211338187?mt=2

Artists share alternative takes on 'racist' Serena Williams cartoon

https://www.sbs.com.au/topics/life/culture/article/2018/09/12/artists-share-alternative-takes-racist-serena-williams-cartoon

Shocking US Open final as Serena Williams loses, breaks her racket

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