Welcome back to Kaepernick's Reading List, a book group for curious people interested in justice and equality (a love for football is optional). Join us the last Sunday of every month in reading some of the books that inspired Colin Kaepernick to activism. We'll continue our search for insight and equity by reading and discussing Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins on Sunday, June 24th at 7pm.
You can find out more about the list here.
Drink specials are available from Raconteur during book clubs and author readings, so grab a glass and join us for a lively literary discussion. Every month our selected titles are discounted 20% through the date of the book club. All are welcome, no purchase required.
In spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, originally published in 1990, Patricia Hill Collins set out to explore the words and ideas of Black feminist intellectuals and writers, both within the academy and without. Here Collins provides an interpretive framework for the work of such prominent Black feminist thinkers as Angela Davis, bell hooks, Alice Walker, and Audre Lorde. Drawing from fiction, poetry, music and oral history, the result is a superbly crafted and revolutionary book that provided the first synthetic overview of Black feminist thought and its canon.