Misogynoir Transformed: A conversation with Demita Frazier and Moya Bailey
6 May 2021 | 5-6pm EST | Virtual
A Book Talk on Black Women's Digital Resistance
Misogynoir Transformed: Black Women’s Digital Resistance book talk with Demita Frazier and 2020-2021 MLK Visiting Scholar Moya Bailey.
Moya Bailey is an Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Northwestern University, and the MLK Visiting Professor in Women's and Gender Studies. Bailey shows how Black women actively reimagine the world by engaging in powerful forms of digital resistance at a time when anti-Black misogyny is thriving on social media. A groundbreaking work, Misogynoir Transformed highlights Black women’s remarkable efforts to disrupt mainstream narratives, subvert negative stereotypes, and reclaim their lives.
Demita Frazier is an unrepentant life long Black feminist, social justice activist, thought leader, writer, and teacher. She is a founding member of the Combahee River Collective who has remained a committed activist in Boston for over 44 years, was a radical even as a child.
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