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A draft of a syllabus to a Black Womanhood course taught by Jessica Marie Johnson and Martha S. Jones, first taught Spring 2018 at Johns Hopkins University.

MsAfropolitan is a blog connecting feminism with critical reflections on contemporary culture from an Africa-centred perspective. Its core aim is to encourage a recognition and transcendence of the ways that oppressive forces such as sexism, racism…

Now more than ever, it's important to look boldly at the reality of race and gender bias -- and understand how the two can combine to create even more harm. Kimberlé Crenshaw uses the term "intersectionality" to describe this phenomenon; as she says,…

A circle of monthly donors to collectively contribute whatever you can afford to ensure that feminist activist Barbara Smith is able to live the life she deserves in retirement. Because she has dedicated her life’s work towards liberation, and not to…

A unique collective committed to challenging popular culture narratives about black women and girls, using storytelling to connect, strengthen, and empower women and girls and their communities.

A history project to connect with the signatories of the African American Women in Defense of Ourselves proclamation. More than 1600 signed it following Anita Hill’s testimony during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Clarence Thomas’…

A coalition comprised of 200 community-based sections in 32 states and 38 national organizational affiliates that works to enlighten and inspire more than 3,000,000 women and men. Its mission is to lead, advocate for and empower women of African…

Melissa Harris-Perry is the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University. There she is the founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Center and the faculty director of the Pro Humanitate Institute. She is also an author, speaker, and…

A suggested reading list from Melissa Harris-Perry on Black feminism.

A scholar/activist, writer, speaker, and thinker, Boylorn is committed to a life and work (life's work) that prioritizes social justice, is rooted in love, self-care, and accountability, and is housed with honesty and humility.
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