Written over the course of twenty years, the essays brought together here highlight and analyze tensions confronted by writers, scholars, activists, politicians, and political prisoners fighting racism and sexism. Focusing on the experiences of black women calling attention to and resisting social injustice, the astonishing scale of mass and politically driven imprisonmen...(Read More)
Black Feminism and Continental Philosophy Maria del Guadalupe Davidson - Editor Kathryn T. Gines - Editor Donna-Dale L. Marcano - Editor Beverly Guy-Sheftall - Foreword by George Yancy - Afterword
The first book to put Black feminism and continental philosophy in dialogue.
A range of themes—race and gender, sexuality, otherness, sisterhood, and agency—run throughout this collection, and the chapters constitute a collective discourse at the intersection of Black feminist thought and continental philosophy, converging on a similar set of questions and concerns. These convergences are not rando...(Read More)
Who Should Be First?
Feminists Speak Out on the 2008 Presidential Campaign Beverly Guy-Sheftall - Editor Johnnetta Betsch Cole - Editor
Feminists speak out on race and gender in the 2008 presidential campaign.
Who should be first? With Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton as frontrunners, the 2008 Democratic primary campaign was a watershed moment in U.S. history. Offering the choice of an African American man or a white woman as the next Democratic candidate for president, the primary marked an unprecedented moment—but one that painfully ech...(Read More)