Category: feminism

Mammy 2.0: Black Women Won’t Save You, So Stop Asking

Black women don’t owe you shit. Let me state that plainly and clearly so that my readers clearly understand where this is going. The year was 2016. Two rich, older White people were running to be leader of one of the most dangerous terrorist nations in the world. The people had to choose a side […]

S2: E2 @InsecureHBO– Molly’s Fight for #BlackWomensEqualPay

For my recap of S2:E1, click here¬† Molly has a problem: She’s learned that her colleague at her law firm is somehow earning more money than she does. She learned that a White male coworker was earning more when she erroneously received a paycheck made out to him. Shocked, she tried to dig and ask […]

Combating Cyber Violence with @UN_Women #OrangeDay

I was honored to have been invited to share my experiences with online harassment and the work of #YouOKSis on #OrangeDay. I joined Emily May (Hollaback!) and Jamia Wilson (Feminist Press) on a panel moderated by Emily Mahaney (Glamour Magazine). If you missed it, you can watch it here:

FJ Interviews Vivian D. Nixon for NY Women’s Foundation

I was so honored to have the opportunity to speak with a phenomenal activist, Vivian D. Nixon, for NY Women’s Foundation. She has worked tirelessly to advocate for women who have been incarcerated and her story is powerful. Read more in the newest e-zine by NYF here Support the New York Women’s Foundation here

What’s In A Name?

My name is Feminista Jones. It is how I choose to identify myself to and with you. It is the name under which I write and produce other content. It is trademarked. It should be respected because that is the choice I made for myself, in the spirit of Kujichagulia: Kujichagulia¬†(koo-jee-cha-goo-LEE-ah) Self Determination. “To define […]

Feminista Jones Speaks at Explore More Summit 2017

Greetings beloveds! This year, I am once again participating in the Explore More Summit. This is one of the best collection of sexuality experts around the world. It’s FREE to join and when the summit ends, you can either purchase a conference package or stream chats a la cart for $3!! Be sure to catch […]

Call For Submissions: What Does Being a Woman Mean to You?

For Women’s History Month, I am curating a project that will amplify diverse ideas and experiences about and with womanhood. I am interested in your authentic responses, be they glowingly positive or enduringly painful– be raw, be real, be you. I am asking one simple question: What Does Being a Woman Mean to You? You […]

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