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"White feminism" does not mean every white woman, everywhere, who happens to identify as feminist. It also doesn’t mean that every "wh...
BLACK MEN STOP slut shaming BLACK WOMEN imitating BLACK WOMEN for comedy shaming BLACK WOMEN for wearing weave shaming BLACK WOMEN for being natural leaving BLACK WOMEN out of the conversation when talking about BLACK oppression ignoring the misogyny BLACK WOMEN face EVERYDAY dismissing the street h...
Remember the “black feminism syllabus” host Melissa Harris-Perry alluded to in her November 23 open letter? Here it is, #nerdland. The link has a video to the open lett...
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White women’s feminisms still center around equality…. Black women’s feminisms demand justice. There is a difference. One kind of fem...
Neoliberalism has infected every area of thought, even those we think of as inherently progressive. Feminism that is about “choice” (read co...
Academic feminism ain’t the only kid on the block. Confession: the first time I identified as a feminist, I was in grad school. I was able t...
One white woman raised her hand and protested, “Why are we reading about Black people? I thought this was a women’s studies clas...
If women are allegedly passive and fragile, then why are Black women treated as “mules” and assigned heavy cleaning chores? If good mothers ...
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the reason black feminists (overall) are less critical of marriage than white feminists is because black women use marriage to access rights and privileges that white women have automatically on account of whiteness.  like the ability to be viewed as a good woman/ desirable. because if a white woman...
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Remember several weeks ago when blogger and writer Jincey Lumpkin called Miley Cyrus a feminist icon? Outspoken Black feminists took her to ...
Intersectionality has been the subject of many criticisms by mainstream feminists: that it’s too intellectual, that it’s not intellectual en...
The lady selling the pupusas, tamales, tacos in the corner WITHOUT fucking permits, maybe without fucking papers are THE REAL FUCKING REVOLU...
“Dear Michelle Cottle, are you serious? You and your handful of ‘feminist sources’ claim that First Lady Obama is not a feminist because she...
DEAR WHITE AND NON-BLACK FEMINISTS,
this symbol does not represent mainstream feminism this is the symbol for black feminism, that black feminists have created and been using for decades to represent our struggle against anti-black misogyny, hence the combination of the black power fist and the symbol for womanhood. so stop ...
I do not want to be tolerated, or misnamed. I want to be recognized.