As a first-generation American of Haitian descent, I was raised with stories of how my ancestors fought for freedom, and how no matter what burdens we may suffer as a Haitian people, we know we set ourselves free. I am Haitian, but I was raised here in the United States. You cannot know my heritage... Continue Reading →
I am joining in on the FemmeFriday fun! I know that it's normally Feminist Fridays, but this is a feminist blog, so everything is slanted that way anyway. More importantly FemmeFriday is actually something I picked up from fellow blogger who writes Books and Strips! The idea is to highlight some women, whether they are... Continue Reading →
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In these funny and insightful essays, Roxane Gay takes us through the journey of her evolution as a woman (Sweet Valley High) of color (The Help) while also taking readers on a ride through culture of the last few years (Girls, Django Unchained) and commenting on the state of feminism today (abortion, Chris Brown). The portrait that emerges is not only one of an incredibly insightful woman continually growing to understand herself and our society, but also one of our culture. (synopsis from Goodreads)
At the end of her essay, “I Once Was Miss America”, Roxane Gay states: “Books are often far more than just books.” I believe that this statement applies to Bad Feminist. It is so much…
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