“A movement of black midwives is working to stem the rates of African-American babies dying for preventable reasons.”
“The word – Equality – has become an empty signifier, underlying a larger definitional problem in regards to the mainstream women’s movement.”
Let’s go over the basics.
Solange Knowles is all about intersectional feminism.
“You’re seriously asking me to give Angela Davis advice?”
“Black women have been historically left out of feminism.”
“While this glossary cannot cover every possible identity a person might have, it provides definitions for some of the most common vocabulary necessary to understand the layered world of gender.”
“Black transwomen are most likely killed by an acquaintance, a significant other, or pushed into a deadly circumstance created by family rejection… The family rejection, interpersonal violence, and transphobic norms are highly perpetuated by people like me – Black cisgender …
“Dr. Pauli Murray was an unheralded pioneer who argued civil rights cases, challenging discrimination based on race and gender.”
“Yes—but it needs to be popular to become a mass movement.”