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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White People: Shut Up About Beyoncé | Bitter Gertrude

“This is a Black moment, rarer than rare in this culture. If you don’t like the way Black artists portray white people, work on changing the impact of white people in Black lives, not on telling Black people they’re wrong about their own lives.”

White People: Shut Up About Beyoncé | Bitter Gertrude

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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Dear Taylor… — Woken Magazine

 

 

Today, I’m excited to feature this post on intersectional feminism by Tomicia (’17), in the first issue of the new magazine that Angela (’18) just launched: wokenmagazine.com. (Submissions are encouraged. For info, contact wokenmagazine@gmail.com.)


“Dear Taylor,There’s always room for improvement. Especially regarding feminism.”

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