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Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism

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The second edition of this compilation by editors Hernández (A Cup of Water Under My Bed) and Rehman (Corona) includes nine powerful new narratives from young people in addition to stories from the ... Read full review

COLONIZE THIS!: Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism

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An uneven mix of essays from third-wave feminists of color."What is it about the word ‘feminism' that has encouraged women of color to stand apart from it?" queries one contributor. Feeling that the ... Read full review

Colonize This!: Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism (Live Girls Series)

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Ms. magazine columnist Hernandez and former Muslim poet Rehman, both feminist activists, have assembled a broad collection of essays by young women writers, academics, and activists from a range of ... Read full review

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The story from Lisa Wiener Mahfuz was interesting because she said she was of different races, but Jews and Arabs are racially white in the USA where she is from. Then she seemed perplexed as to why women of color told her to go to the white group for discussion. She even has white skin color. Though she spoke about prejudice her relatives experience for being Jews and Arabs, it would have been more inciteful to hear her argument as to why or how she perceived herself as a different race and if she focused on the definitions rather than on the people she had come across over time. 

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