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Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525560548
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Published: Viking - February 25th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller
A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2020

"If Hood Feminism is a searing indictment of mainstream feminism, it is also an invitation. . . . [Kendall] offers guidance for how we can all do better."--NPR

Undrowned: Black Feminist Lessons from Marine Mammals Cover Image
ISBN: 9781849353977
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Published: AK Press - November 17th, 2020

Undrowned is a book-length meditation for social movements and our whole species based on the subversive and transformative guidance of marine mammals. Our aquatic cousins are queer, fierce, protective of each other, complex, shaped by conflict, and struggling to survive the extractive and militarized conditions our species has imposed on the ocean.

The Selected Works of Audre Lorde Cover Image
By Audre Lorde, Roxane Gay (Editor), Roxane Gay (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781324004615
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 8th, 2020

A definitive selection of Audre Lorde’s "intelligent, fierce, powerful, sensual, provocative, indelible" (Roxane Gay) prose and poetry, for a new generation of readers.

White Tears/Brown Scars: How White Feminism Betrays Women of Color Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948226745
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Published: Catapult - October 6th, 2020

Called "powerful and provocative by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, author of the New York Times bestselling How to be an Antiracist, this explosive book of history and cultural criticism reveals how white feminism has been used as a weapon of white supremacy and patriarchy deployed against Black and Indigenous women, and women of color.

#HashtagActivism: Networks of Race and Gender Justice Cover Image
ISBN: 9780262043373
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Published: MIT Press - March 10th, 2020

How marginalized groups use Twitter to advance counter-narratives, preempt political spin, and build diverse networks of dissent.

The power of hashtag activism became clear in 2011, when #IranElection served as an organizing tool for Iranians protesting a disputed election and offered a global audience a front-row seat to a nascent revolution.

The Verso Book of Feminism: Revolutionary Words from Four Millennia of Rebellion Cover Image
By Jessie Kindig (Editor)
ISBN: 9781788739269
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Published: Verso - October 20th, 2020

An unprecedented collection of feminist voices from four millennia of global history

Burn It Down!: Feminist Manifestos for the Revolution Cover Image
ISBN: 9781788735384
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Published: Verso - March 24th, 2020

The most comprehensive collection of feminist manifestos, chronicling our rage and dreams from the nineteenth century to today

Glitch Feminism: A Manifesto Cover Image
ISBN: 9781786632661
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Published: Verso - September 29th, 2020

New York Times Best Art Book of 2020

A new manifesto for cyberfeminism

The divide between the digital and the real world no longer exists: we are connected all the time. How do we find out who we are within this digital era? Where do we create the space to explore our identity? How can we come together and create solidarity?

Data Feminism Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780262044004
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Published: MIT Press - March 17th, 2020

A new way of thinking about data science and data ethics that is informed by the ideas of intersectional feminism.

Today, data science is a form of power. It has been used to expose injustice, improve health outcomes, and topple governments. But it has also been used to discriminate, police, and surveil.

This Is Major: Notes on Diana Ross, Dark Girls, and Being Dope Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062890597
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 30th, 2020

Named one of the most anticipated books of the year by USA Today, Bitch Magazine, Parade, Salon and Ms. Magazine

Stop Telling Women to Smile: Stories of Street Harassment and How We're Taking Back Our Power Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580058483
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Published: Seal Press - February 4th, 2020

The debut book from a celebrated artist on the urgent topic of street harassment

The Man They Wanted Me to Be: Toxic Masculinity and a Crisis of Our Own Making Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781640093850
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - April 14th, 2020

Based on the provocative and popular New York Times op-ed, this memoir alternates between the examination of a working-class upbringing and a cultural analysis of the historical, psychological, and sociological sources that make up the roots of toxic masculinity and its impact on society.