#BMCC17: Black Moms Connection Conference 8/13–Toronto, ON

Black Moms Connection Conference (#BMCC17) is a one-day experience that will focus on equipping black mothers and women to increase their social, emotional and financial well-being. A full day of sharing, shopping and connecting through lively panels, keynote chat with MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes, financial literacy with @TD_Canada and more. I’m going to be speaking on […]

S2:E1 @InsecureHBO: Let’s Talk About Safe Sex

*Post contains spoilers* Let me start by saying that I didn’t watch the first season of the popular HBO show Insecure in real-time. I’ve grown fond of binge-watching shows because my schedule leaves little room for me to be home at certain times to catch some of my “must see” shows. I binged Season 1 […]

…Then Fall, Caesar

Popping pills regularly, faithfully Saw the word, still didn’t believe Can’t be me Not now, not yet Took another test Damn… But, everything happens for a reason right? Alright *deep breath* We’re doing this Not 100% sure of the whys, whats, or hows but Here we are Maybe we can celebrate? Maybe, before someone snatches […]

FJ on Jay Z’s 4:44 for @EqualityForHER

Women in Hip-Hop matter. I’ve long been committed to documenting and educating about Hip-Hop culture, not just because I grew up in it and own it as my own, but also because women, especially women of color, are too often shut out of Hip-Hop discourse. Our ideas and opinions are regularly dismissed as invalid. Part […]

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 […]

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