for my own protection
is are we capable
#whateverwhenever #blacklivesmatter oracle day #2: For My Own Protection from Alexis Pauline Gumbs on Vimeo.
We are a national network of women of the African Diaspora who do academic and/or community-based teaching, research, and organizing based on our education in women's studies. Rooted in the history of of feminist consciousness within African American communities (see Beverly Guy-Sheftall's Words of Fire), we triumphantly walk the artificial line between black liberation and women's liberation politics, catching fire on all sides, yet demonstrating through our focus the power of mind over matter.