Overcoming hate at first sight

| December 15, 2008 - 6:56 pm

Tags: black women, friendship, race relations, whiteness

Before most people meet me, they assume that I am Black. Take one look at my resume, academic major, class schedule, the walls of my room, or even my Facebook page interests, and if not accompanied by a picture or the real thing, people are often taken for surprise.

Creating Alternative Communities that Empower: The Exclusion of Black Women in Two Mainstream Feminist Movements

This piece is dedicated to the women of color who found themselves left out of the mainstream feminist movements of the 20th centry. These women bold and bravely moved on, organizing themselves in response and despite the blatant and unjust racism and sexism that was thrown their way.