Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot

by Mikki Kendall

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Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot

by Mikki Kendall


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  • Body Image Tends To Affect Black Girls More

    Curiously, the same skin tone in the United States can lead to privilege in one community and oppression in a different community. People with darker skin have it worst in several ways. For example, they have historically faced discrimination at work and in the criminal justice system, leading to hi

  • Black Girls In Poverty Barely Get The Support They Need

    The statistics on sexual abuse among teenage girls of color are devastating; around 40% to 60% of Black teenage girls experienced sexual abuse before 18. In addition to this startling fact, all too often, when young women of color speak out about their assaults, they find few government programs to

  • Sometimes We Forget The Reality Of Poverty

    Some policies are harsh, and food policies, for instance, are tricky — some guidelines that sound progressive in theory can make life harder for those who need help the most. Take soda taxes, for example. These taxes are meant to make food and drink unhealthy for consumers to be less consumed, but i

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