Archive for the ‘activism’ Category

FJ Named One of 7 Black Women Writers to Follow!

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I am honored to be included on a list with so many women writers that I personally admire. Each of these women is doing her part to construct a more authentic narrative about our experiences as Black people, specifically as Black women. Their work challenges people and pushes all of the right buttons. Get the […]

FJ Goes to London for #WOWLDN

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Hello!! I recently had the opportunity to travel to London, England to speak at the Women of the World (WOW) Festival at Southbank Center. I was honored to be invited and I had a BLAST. It was so awesome to connect with so many of my fans and readers in London as well as meet […]

#WomensLives How @NomiNetwork Helps Survivors of Human Trafficking

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I recently had the honor of attending a pop-up shop in NYC that highlighted the work of the Nomi Network, a “Nomi Network is a nonprofit that creates economic opportunities for survivors and women at risk of human trafficking”, per the website. The party was given by Party For A Purpose NY, a group devoted […]

FJ on #TheRemix w/ @DrJamesPeterson

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Feminista Jones and professor Brittney Cooper join “The Remix” for a smart, lively and insightful discussion on racism, sexism and why there are often different levels of outrage around violence against black women and black men. Listen here.

What Kids Think About Police Brutality

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Over the past few months (years, really), we’ve learned of several incidences of unarmed Black Americans being killed by police officers. They were shot, choked, slammed to the ground, etc. In some cases, the police have been indicted with charges related to their deaths, others have not. Some have gone to trial, some have not. […]

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