#LemonadeSyllabus Gives Fans of the Beyoncé Masterpiece a Chance to Learn and Grow in Black Girl Magic
#LemonadeSyllabus Gives Fans of the Beyoncé Masterpiece a Chance to Delve Deep
When Beyoncé’s Lemonade came out, it was clear that it was heavily inspired by myriad aspects of the culture and histories of black women. Now, fans and academics are taking that discussion further by sharing a suggested reading and viewing list that reflects the themes and symbols running through the visual album, creating a Lemonade Syllabus. […]Read More
Paper Magazine's "Girl Crush" series brought together feminist writer and activist bell hooks and Emma Watson for an interview about Hermoine, engaging with feminism, hook's book Feminism is for Everyone, and their future plans.Read More
There's no question that the achievements of women like Sheryl Sandberg and Lori Goler of Facebook mean a lot. However, when Sandberg's book Lean In came out, there was some opposition to it, as some thought it tone-deaf when it comes to things like white privilege, or issues of class. So, I was very interested to hear what these ladies would have to say when I attended their presentation at this year's MAKERS Conference, and I was pleasantly surprised.Read More
Feminism is for Everybody!
"When [hooks'] stinging clarity meets the banal familiarity of Saved by the Bell, the juxtaposition can be a bit jarring. And I love that; the insistence that scholarship interact with something so absentmindedly consumed by our younger selves."Read More
You don't leave the receiver off the (bell) hook anymore.
In a perfect world, the guy trying to corner you at the bar would just listen when you tell him you aren't interested. Sadly, we don't live in that world, and sometimes it's easier—and safer—to just pretend to give him your phone number and be done with it. But what if you could also teach him about the wonders of feminism via noted author and social activist bell hooks? There is now a service that allows you to do just that.Read More