December Tool-Kit: Black Feminist Perspectives

Each month we will be posting a new digital tool-kit with reading materials and resources to aid in counter-movements and the enhancement of critical media literate and de-colonial perspectives. This month, we make room to amplify the words and works of black women – with an emphasis on Europe – in order to promote Afropean feminist and womanist narratives and efforts. Thinking more globally, this tool-kit offers historical resources as well as materials on festivals, art, scholarly work and activism. 

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7 Black British women throughout history that deserve to be household names (2019) by Niellah Arboine

36 Books by Black Women Academics – 2017 edition

Artist Kara Walker has gifted the UK a huge fountain to remind us of its role in the slave trade (2019) by Bolanle Tajudeen

As a black mother, my parenting is always political (2019) by Dani McClain

The Best Podcasts For Black Women By Black British Women (2019) by Eni Subair

Black British Feminism: a Reader (1997) by Heidi Safia Mirza

Black Feminism Introductory Research Guide (2018) by A.J. Muhammad

Black Girl Festival (n.d.) by Nicole Crentsil and Paula Akpan 

The Black Girl Gamers fighting misogynoir (2018) by Samantha Everett and Simone Stewart 

Black Women Directors (n.d.) founded by Danielle A. Scruggs

History books are written from a white perspective. As a queer black woman, I had to educate myself (2019) by Toya Delazy

How The Stories Of Black Women In The UK Are Being Reclaimed (2019) by Paula Akpan

Instagram is enabling white mummy bloggers to silence black women like Kelechi Okafor (2019) by Seyi Akiwowo

Intersectionality in Social Work: Activism and Practice in Context (2018) edited by Suryia Nayak and Rachel Robbins

The Overlooked, Radical History of Black Women in Art (2017) by Yelena Keller

The Power of Vulnerability: Mobilising affect in feminist, queer and anti-racist media cultures (2018)

The Suffragettes Were Not Allies to Black Women, They Were Racist (2019) by ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

To Exist is to Resist: Black Feminism in Europe (2019) edited by Akwugo Emejulu and Francesca Sobande


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