Because memory-knowledge of those that have been and continue to be structurally marginalized, is often contested, Baszile adds to the canon of literature that contends that even through the eyes of girl-children, the world is but a complicated place and children can see through those complications.
The first time I loved a boy more than he loved me, I remembered my father. I remembered how my mother loved him more that he did her. I … Continue reading The Things I Know About Love
I have always been fascinated by the left hand. The way in which the gold wedding band curls around the ring finger. My mother’s left ring finger was … Continue reading On Revolutionary Motherhood: (In)Voluntary Spinstership and “Broken Homes”
“Living life as Black women requires wisdom [,] because knowledge about the dynamics of intersecting oppression has been essential…”—Patricia Hill Collins, Black Feminist Thought (257) The oppressive intimacy of … Continue reading A Tale of [Revolutionary] Motherhood: A Feminist Critique on (Post-)Apartheid Epistemology
Written by Gabriella L. Brown Feminist knowledge in the eyes of the academy is rarely seen as legitimate or shared among academics. Since feminist knowledge is always being questioned, … Continue reading The Metabolization of Black Feminism within Private Education