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What would you add to Melissa Harris-Perry’s black feminism syllabus?

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?

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing.

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 ...

Marissa Alexander: an update and a letter

Marissa Alexander should never have been sentenced to jail for defending herself from an abusive husband by shooting at a wall, injuring nobody. She shouldn’t have to be retried. But at least she has been released on bond and was able to spend Thanksgiving with her family. It was the first time she had seen her family out of jail in three years.

Marissa Alexander should never have been sentenced to jail for defending herself from an abusive husband by shooting at a wall, injuring nobody. She shouldn’t have to be retried. But at least she has been ...

Weekly Feminist Reader

The importance of ENDA.

A must-read from Janet Mock: “Why I chose silence on Trans Day of Remembrance.”

Do you want to orgasm every time?

“Rest is a luxury for the rich.”

Melissa Harry-Perris  was not pleased with that Politico piece.

Being my friend does not make you a hero.

The importance of ENDA.

A must-read from Janet Mock: “Why I chose silence on Trans Day of Remembrance.”

Do you want to orgasm every time?

“Rest is a luxury for the rich.”

Melissa ...

Melissa Harris-Perry and bell hooks blew my mind

The conversation between Melissa Harris-Perry and bell hooks at the New School last week was one of the best I’ve ever had the pleasure of witnessing. If you think I’m exaggerating, take a look for yourself.  It was worth the hour of standing in line in the cold to get in, and then some.

The conversation between Melissa Harris-Perry and bell hooks at the New School last week was one of the best I’ve ever had the pleasure of witnessing. If you think I’m exaggerating, take a ...

Weekly Feminist Reader

bell hooks and Melissa Harris Perry sat down for a chit chat and it was amazing.

Hollywood’s use of LGBT characters to make a point.

Living up to a code of masculinity in the NFL.

On behalf of women whose thighs touch.

Fuck yeah tomboy flower girls: no tights, no dresses, no ruffles.

Most of the sellers on Etsy are women and many make less than $100 a year.

bell hooks and Melissa Harris Perry sat down for a chit chat and it was amazing.

Hollywood’s use of LGBT characters to make a point.

Living up to a code of masculinity in the NFL.

On behalf ...

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