Tag Archives: black feminism

“Feminism is a question: what truths are missing here?”

TweetThe brilliant Melissa Harris-Perry recently answered questions from Jezebel readers. Unsurprisingly, she had some great advice — from tips for young women starting out in academia to a list of must-read books that makes a nice companion to the black feminism syllabus she put together last year. But my favorite part was her response to a [...]
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Quick Hit: Young, Black and Feminist

TweetThe Root has put together a list of some awesome “young black feminists who are making a difference,” including our own Lori Adelman and Wagatwe Wanjuki. Check out it out and follow these activists! Tweet
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Quick Hit: Happy birthday to Audre Lorde!

TweetToday would be the 80th birthday of the self-proclaimed Black Lesbian Feminist Mother Warrior Poet. And to celebrate, The Feminist Wire is launching a two-week online forum on Lorde’s life and work today.  Tweet
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Photo of the Day: Audre Lorde, Lucille Clifton, Alice Walker & June Jordan

TweetCheck out this image of June Jordan, Alice Walker, Lucille Clifton, and Audre Lorde  together at the 1979 Phyllis Wheatley Poetry Festival: Let us celebrate.  Tweet
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What would you add to Melissa Harris-Perry’s black feminism syllabus?

Tweet On a recent show, Melissa Harris-Perry promised to send her black feminism syllabus to Washington reporter Michelle Cottle. And now we all get to benefit, because here it is! Check it out and put these reads to your holiday wish list STAT. Obviously, this isn’t comprehensive, so let us know–what books and authors would you add? [...]
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