COFEM Books & More E.1: Black Feminist Activism and Women’s Lives

Cofem books and more

Launching this month, we’re starting a monthly recommendation series to share books and more around feminism and women’s stories that COFEM members are currently reading or have read in the past that shape their thoughts, practice, and activism around gender equality and social justice.

In honor of Black History Month, February’s focus is on Black women’s lives and feminist activism. Here are the books, podcasts, and shows COFEMinists shared:

All About Love – bell hooks

Book titled: All About Love by bell hooks

Don’t Touch My Hair – Emma Dabiri

Undistracted – Brittany Packnett Cunningham

Hood Feminism – Mikki Kendall

book titled hood feminism by mikki kendall

Fifty Words for Rain –  Asha Lemmie

Book title fifty words for rain by asha lemmie

Other recommendations:

Sister Outsider – Audre Lorde | Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome – Joy DeGruy | Dear Ijawele – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Bad Feminist – Roxane Gay | Caste – Isabel Wilkerson | Inappropriate Medley – Korto Reeves | For the Culture Mag

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