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WHAT IS BLACK FEMINISM?

Black feminism is still misunderstood, considered as not different from other feminists movements, the equivalent to intersectional feminism or anti-black men. Feminism itself is often seen as monolithic, a cause combining all women's causes. Universal feminism cannot meet the needs of all women. It rejects other realities such as islamophobia, sexism, racism, anti-Semitism, classism and…

WHAT IS BLACK FEMINISM?
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Who was Khiuaz Dospanova ?

Khiuaz Dospanova is referred to as a "Heroine of Kazakhstan", a prodigious female aviator having fought the fascists during the Second World War. She was born in 1922, in the village of Ganyushkino, located in the southwest of today's Kazakhstan. Her only dream is to become a pilot. With her pilot's license in her pocket,…

Who was Khiuaz Dospanova ?
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The Black Italian Women You Should Know

Black Italian women are still invisible, in the Italian media. Their portrayal in Italian media is unfortunately still stereotypical, which I explained in my article about my long stay in Italy. Yet, there are extraordinary women who work in their own way to make a difference. This is not an exhaustive list, they are black…

The Black Italian Women You Should Know

Intersectional feminism, sexual identity, and biphobia

Margot is a queer student and feminist activist who tells us more about her experiences relating to her commitment to intersectional feminism, biphobia in the LGBTQ+ community and society, as well as her coming out. Opening up to feminism through literature:Margot's challenge Margot comes from Grenoble, a city in southeastern France known for its landscapes…

Intersectional feminism, sexual identity, and biphobia

Franco-Congolese, creative feminist and passionate about tech : Anne-Sophie’s portrait

Anne-Sophie and her new life in Berlin Anne Sophie has lived in Berlin for 1 year and a half. She is currently working in a startup. They pitch in with the application programmers by aiding them to monetize applications, through advertising, without users having to pay. Anne Sophie is in charge of the advertising campaigns…

Franco-Congolese, creative feminist and passionate about tech : Anne-Sophie’s portrait