When Black Women’s Stories Of Sexual Abuse Are Excluded From The National Narrative

NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Karen Attiah, The Washington Post global opinions editor, about women of color in the #MeToo movement.

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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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14 Characteristics of an Intersectional Mass Movement – Organizing Change

Intersectionality comes from an understanding that identities, privilege, and oppression are intimately connected and cannot be segmented from each other.

An intersectional mass movement would explicitly look for change through a kaleidoscopic lens and would itself be composed of many different identities.

There are many pieces to this movement and below are some important ones to consider for this 21st century intersectional movement.

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The Untold Stories Of Black Girls : NPR Ed : NPR

“Recent research has documented that black girls are punished at school at rates that are even more disproportionate than those experienced by black boys. For example, they are suspended six times more often than white girls. Morris calls this “a story untold,” and she sets out to tell it in her new book, Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools.”

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