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Feminism

What do you think the black feminists feel the failures of mainstream feminism are? Do you feel mainstream feminism has failed to take into account the worlds most vulnerable women?

 

I think that feminism can certainly do a better job of including the voices, leadership and perspective of non-white women and also prioritizing issues that are more applicable to all communities.

I also think that feminism has given a mixed message, it's more diverse than any other social justice movement, yes, but when it lists is main triumphs it's usually dependent on measuring them mostly by how well white women have acclimated to a white male world. We have to focus equally on other accomplishments.

Hope that helps,

-- Amy