In this episode, the authors of Feminist AF and I talk about centering feminism and smashing the patriarchy and the overlap that has with the topic of race and racism. They talk about what inspired them to write this book, the importance of empowerment, and why it is so important for women of all ages to read it.
Feminist AF Author Bios:
Brittney Cooper is Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Rutgers University. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower and co-founder of the Crunk Feminist Collective.
Susana M. Morris is Associate Professor of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She is the co-editor with Brittney C. Cooper and Robin M. Boylorn of the anthology The Crunk Feminist Collection (Feminist Press, 2017). She is the co-founder of the Crunk Feminist Collective.
Chanel Craft Tanner serves as the Director of the Center for Women at Emory where she also earned her Ph.D. in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. As director, her work focuses on creating programs, events, and learning opportunities that recognize and redress historic and persistent gender inequity at Emory and beyond. She is a member of the Crunk Feminist Collective and is passionate about class oppression, prison abolition, and Black feminism. A city girl with a country flair, she calls both Brooklyn, NY and Danville, VA home.
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