Ready to ditch white feminism? Here are 6 Black feminist concepts you need to know – RESIST

Educating oneself on feminism that centers women of color is important for recognizing how racism and sexism function together in intersecting forms of oppression. As a Black feminist, I am most familiar with concepts by Black women scholars like bell hooks and Patricia Hill Collins. To familiarize yourself with some of their work, check out this list of seven concepts created by Black women intellectuals.

 

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Mattel’s New ‘Curvy’ Barbies, Available in Seven Skin Tones, Suggest That Diversity Is Also Good Business – The Atlantic

“White women may be prominent in advertising and television and movies, but so, increasingly, are women like Lupita N’yongo and Gina Rodriguez and Maggie Q. Under their influence, and under the influence of a culture that so often equates progress with prestige, “traditional” beauty ideals have become boring beauty ideals.

In that sense, Barbie—as a cultural symbol, and as a commercial product—had to change.”

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Shonda Rhimes Puts Hollywood in Its Place With Rousing PGA Speech: ‘I Deserve This’ 

Best find of the day. And yes…yes, she does.  #unabashedlyexcellent #blackglory 

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“It’s not trailblazing to write the world as it actually is. Women are smart and strong. They are not sex toys or damsels in distress.”

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