• White Feminism

  • From the Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind
  • By: Koa Beck
  • Narrated by: Koa Beck
  • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Categories: History, Women
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A timely and impassioned exploration of how our society has commodified feminism and continues to systemically shut out women of color - perfect for fans of White Fragility and Good and Mad.

Join the important conversation about race, empowerment, and inclusion in the United States with this powerful new feminist classic and rousing call for change. Koa Beck, writer and former editor-in-chief of Jezebel, boldly examines the history of feminism, from the true mission of the suffragettes to the rise of corporate feminism with clear-eyed scrutiny and meticulous detail. She also examines overlooked communities - including Native American, Muslim, transgender, and more - and their difficult and ongoing struggles for social change. 

She meticulously documents how elitism and racial prejudice has driven the narrative of feminist discourse. She blends pop culture, primary historical research, and first-hand storytelling to show us how we have shut women out of the movement, and what we can do to course correct for a new generation - perfect for women of color looking for a more inclusive way to fight for women’s rights. 

Combining a scholar’s understanding with hard data and razor-sharp cultural commentary, White Feminism is a witty, whip-smart, and profoundly eye-opening book that challenges long-accepted conventions and completely upends the way we understand the struggle for women’s equality.

©2021 Koa Beck. All rights reserved. (P)2021 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Well researched, beautifully written - a must read for anyone interested in what’s going on in he 2020’s

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