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A quasi-academic look at Feminism, politics & race relations through the lens of a 20-something year old Nigerian American who was born & raised up in the (still) segregated south but has relocated to the "liberal" yet historic & traditional north.
This blog is my space for an interdisciplinary examination of race, gender, class, sexuality - all things intersectional & multi-dimensional.
Feminism the way I see it...



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Gloria Steinem, Marlo Thomas. 

Aside from Melissa Harris Perry being on the panel, i’m not familiar with the rest of these names: (from MSNBC)

Mona Eltahawy (@monaeltahawy), columnist and public speaker on Arab and Muslim issues.

Rangina Hamidi, president of Kandahar Treasure, the first women-run business in Kandahar.

Sarita Gupta (@saritasgupta), executive director of Jobs with Justice, co-director of Caring Across Generations.

Laura Flanders (@GRITlaura), founder of GRITtv.org, contributing writer to The Nation.

Mallika Dutt (@mallikadutt), founder of Breakthrough India/Breakthrough U.S.


Anyone have any thoughts? Critiques? Wanna watch with me and share feedback? Please humor me through this snow storm… 

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  6. matryushka said: Mona Eltahawy is awful. She is just an Arab woman with a white woman script. Reductive analyses about brown men being particularly abusive and Arab/Muslim societies being inherently oppressive. Awful awful analyst.
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    Can I just say that it’s a sad sad tiem when we are acknowledging poverty as a milestone in our discourse
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    It’s love the acknowledgement of poverty right now!
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    this is such an awesome discussion