Hood feminism : notes from the women that a movement forgot / Mikki Kendall.

By: Kendall, Mikki [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: [New York, New York] : Viking, [2020]Description: xviii, 267 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780525560548; 0525560548Subject(s): African American women -- Social conditions | Women -- United States -- Social conditions | Feminism -- United States | United States -- Race relationsGenre/Form: Essays.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Hood feminismDDC classification: 305.420973 LOC classification: E185.86 | .K46 2020
Contents:
Solidarity is still for white women -- Gun violence -- Hunger -- Of #FastTailedGirls and freedom -- It's raining patriarchy -- How to write about black women -- Pretty for a ... -- Black girls don't have eating disorders -- The fetishization of fierce -- The hood doesn't hate smart people -- Missing and murdered -- Fear and feminism -- Race, poverty, and politics -- Education -- Housing -- Reproductive justice, eugenics, and maternal mortality -- Parenting while marginalized -- Allies, anger, and accomplices.
Summary: In this collection of essays, Kendall takes aim at the legitimacy of the modern feminist movement. She argues that it has chronically failed to address the needs of all but a few women. Prominent white feminists broadly suffer from their own myopia with regard to how things like race, class, sexual orientation, and ability intersect with gender. How can we stand in solidarity as a movement, Kendall asks, when there is the distinct likelihood that some women are oppressing others?-- Aapted from jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-267).

Solidarity is still for white women -- Gun violence -- Hunger -- Of #FastTailedGirls and freedom -- It's raining patriarchy -- How to write about black women -- Pretty for a ... -- Black girls don't have eating disorders -- The fetishization of fierce -- The hood doesn't hate smart people -- Missing and murdered -- Fear and feminism -- Race, poverty, and politics -- Education -- Housing -- Reproductive justice, eugenics, and maternal mortality -- Parenting while marginalized -- Allies, anger, and accomplices.

In this collection of essays, Kendall takes aim at the legitimacy of the modern feminist movement. She argues that it has chronically failed to address the needs of all but a few women. Prominent white feminists broadly suffer from their own myopia with regard to how things like race, class, sexual orientation, and ability intersect with gender. How can we stand in solidarity as a movement, Kendall asks, when there is the distinct likelihood that some women are oppressing others?-- Aapted from jacket.

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