By Kendall, Mikki
All too often the focus of mainstream feminism is not on the basic survival for the many, but on increasing privilege for the few. Meeting basic needs is a feminist issue. Food insecurity, the living wage, access to education and medical care are feminist issues. The fight agains...t racism, ableism and transmisogyny are all feminist issues. How can feminists stand in solidarity as a movement without addressing these issues? Insightful, incendiary and ultimately hopeful, Hood Feminism is both an irrefutable indictment of a movement in flux and also clear-eyed assessment of how to save it.Read more
Mikki Kendall is a writer, speaker and blogger whose work has appeared in the Guardian, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, TIME and elsewhere. She has discussed race, feminism, violence in Chicago, tech, pop culture, and social media on BBC Women's Hour, NPR's Tell Me More, Al Jazeera's The Listening Post and Huffington Post Live. In 2019, she appeared in the documentary Surviving R Kelly. A veteran, she lives in Chicago with her family.
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