Ain’t I a Woman: White Feminists’ Enduring Blindspot
Published November 7, 2023
By Black Owned Conversations
The conventional wisdom among both white and Black American has always fetishized white women as kinder, fairer, and less hateful than white men. But what if white women are every bit as bloodthirsty as white men?
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Thandisizwe Chimurenga is an award-winning, freelance journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She is a staff writer for Daily Kos and co-hosts a weekly, morning drive-time public affairs/news show on the Pacifica Radio network. Chimurenga has been a Contributing Writer for the Los Angeles Watts Times, Sentinel and Wave newspapers, as well as Ebony, Truthout and Counterpunch. She is the author of No Doubt: The Murder(s) of Oscar Grant and Reparations … Not Yet: A Case for Reparations and Why We Must Wait; she is also a contributor to several social justice anthologies.
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