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Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall

Hood Feminism

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Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall
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Feb 25, 2020 | ISBN 9780525560548
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“Kendall is a highly knowledgeable and inspiring guide, and she effectively builds on the work of black women who have, for ages, been working to better the lives of themselves and their communities. . . .  A much-needed addition to feminist discourse.” Kirkus Reviews

“This book is an act of fierce love and advocacy, and it is urgently necessary.” —Samantha Irby, author of Meaty and We Are Never Meeting in Real Life
 
“Mikki Kendall tells it like it is, and this is why she has long been a must-read writer for me: incisive, clear-eyed, and rightly willing to challenge readers when necessary. Her exploration of how feminists’ fight for liberation has too often left poor people, Black people, Indigenous people, and other people of color behind is critical reading for anyone who is or wants to be involved in work addressing complex and longstanding inequalities.” —Nicole Chung, author of All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir
 
“Mikki’s book is a rousing call to action for today’s feminists. This book armed me with hard facts and compelling arguments that I can bring to this all-important fight. Hood Feminism should be required reading for everyone.” —Gabrielle Union, author of We’re Going to Need More Wine
 
“Mikki has been writing for years about protection, ‘problem children,’ the limits and the usefulness of different kinds of anger, and the way sisterhood can be wielded as a demand. She’s here for her community, and this book has everything to do with expanding access to it.” —Daniel Mallory Ortberg, author of The Merry Spinster and Texts from Jane Eyre

“Mikki Kendall has established herself as an important voice in current feminist discourse, and Hood Feminism cements that place. With a compelling, forceful piece, Kendall has written the missive that feminists—especially white feminists—need to remember the racist history of who we are as a movement and to move forward with an intersectional and deliberately anti-racist focus.” —Dianna Anderson, author of Problematic

“Hood Feminism is a critical feminist text that interrogates the failings of the mainstream feminist movement and gives us the necessary expertise of Black women. Kendall skillfully illuminates the many intersections of identity and shows us the beauty and power of anger.” —Erika L. Sánchez, author of Lessons on Expulsion and I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
 
“Every white lady should have this book assigned to them before they can talk about feminism in the same way that every human should have to work in the service industry for a year before they can talk about the economy. Ain’t nothing but truth in these words.” —Linda Tirado, author of Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America

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