Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Editor: Tracy A. Thomas
University of Akron School of Law

Monday, July 6, 2020

Grounding the Role of the Feminist Scholar-Activist in a Transnational Black Feminist Framework

Kia Hall, A Transnational Black Feminist Framework: Rooting in Feminist Scholarship, Framing Contemporary Black Activism, 15 Meridians 86 (2016) [pay wall]

What is the role of feminist scholar-activists in contemporary Black freedom movements such as Black Lives Matter? This article proposes a Transnational Black Feminist framework as a theoretical complement to grassroots activism in Black communities. The proposed framework is rooted in Black feminist and transnational feminist traditions, and has as its core the guiding principles of intersectionality, scholar-activism, solidarity building, and attention to borders and boundaries.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/2020/07/grounding-the-role-of-the-feminist-scholar-activist-in-a-transnational-black-feminist-framework.html

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