Who’s Behind Black Feminist Rising?

What up guys, My name is Lakeidra and I’m just a girl who loves women, black culture and feminism. In fact, I love it so much I created Black Feminist Rising. I live in Alaska, go to college and I’m trying to do my best in saving the world–and paying my bills on time.

Black is Beautiful…as Long as You’re not too Black

My junior year of high school we read Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God. To make a point about one of themes in the novel, my teacher pointed to me and my friend Ebony. He told the class that I would be a house slave because I was light-skinned and Ebony would work in … Continue reading