Day 17: Read Archives and Collective Memories: Searching for African Women in the Pan-African Imaginary
Black feminism is not just an American phenomenon. Black women across the diaspora have articulated how they do and conceptualize feminism, taking into account how their surrounding environment calls for specific strategies. Black feminism is global and diverse. To understand Black feminism then means taking into account all these voices and how we can learn from them.
Scholars Brenda Nyandiko Sanya and Anne Namatsi Lutomia give an overview of the importance of including African women in the vision of a unified African Diaspora in a 2015 Feminist Africa article. Click here to read the article and learn more about African women and feminism.