Posts tagged “mikki kendall”

  1.  “But they're so nice to me. Are you sure things happened this way?”

    “He's never done anything like this before...”

    “We spoke to her, and she knows that the way she lashed out is wrong.”

    “We should all come together to process this. In love.”

    “What did you say to provoke them?”

    “This is a learning experience for

  2. Feminism has been having problems online for a while. Which makes perfect sense, because feminism has been having problems offline for a couple centuries. Race, class, ability, gender essentialism, the debates on who counts, who gets heard, and whose issues get attention started the moment the movement named itself. From “borrowing” from the rights of the Seneca Nation, to the battles of Ida B. Wells, and onward, there has been a discussion happening about feminism's…

  3. This is a love letter to the inner city. This is a love letter to a concept of Chicago that is constantly under attack. This is a love letter to the people in the hood who raised me, sustained me, and supported me. I've been trying to write about Chicago violence for a good two months now. The facts are easy to obtain from any major news source, though the way in which those facts…

  4. It has been a pretty rad week on Twitter for addressing some of the issues with non-intersectional mainstream feminism. If you haven’t seen the #solidarityisforwhitewomen hashtag started by @karynthia that's been trending on Twitter the whole world over, you should go right ahead and check it out. Here is an article written by Mikki Kendall herself, explaining what the movement is all about.

    #Solidarityisforwhitewomen speaks to the experiences of women