Season 1: Syllabus


We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

In this print version of her 2013 TED Talk, Chimamanda Adichie makes a compelling case for feminism. More here.

Month: January


Naked: Black Women Bare All About Their Skin, Hair, Hips, Lips, and Other Parts by Ayana Byrd and Akiba Solomon

A moving collection of personal essays by black women about their — sometimes beautiful, sometimes tumultuous — relationship to their bodies. More here.

Month: March

When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost by Joan Morgan

Joan Morgan expertly examines the complexities of the life of a modern black feminist — examining everything from dating lives to hip hop music. More here.

Month: April