Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Needing to Continue the Conversation: Talking Back, Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black, by bell hooks

After tonight's talk, we all left with the need to continue the conversation. We all felt the need that this book reminded us of the many conversations that Black women forget to have. The controversy of Gabby's hair, young girls twerking at picnics, designers refusing to clothe Black and Latina female entertainers, talking too "white" and the reminder that many of us have emulated the words and feelings of the oppressors by taking to social media and running each other through the mud and muck. Repeating the hatred of white supremacy by way of words and actions.

This is why this conversation must continue until we are ALL liberated from our tenuous past.

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{Tamara Anderson}

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