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Digital Black Feminism

  • Ashley Love
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Abstract

Black feminism in digital environments and social media is changing local and global ideas of the realities of Black, female personhood. Digital communities of Black women are shifting paradigms, transforming social activism, and raising awareness of critical issues in local and global communities. Though the practices of Black Feminism have remained focused on the experience of Black women and their acquisition of social justice for Black women, girls, and their communities, the adoption of digital tools has influenced the speed and number of individuals reached. This chapter will discuss the ways in which Black women have always understood their relationship with class, gender, race, and sexuality while highlighting articulations of their keen attention to the foundational of feminism.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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