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Abstract

Put Some Respect On Our Name:

Why Every Black and Brown Girl Needs to Learn About Radical Feminist Leadership

Abstract

We argue that, to honor the humanity of Black and Brown girls, we need to begin with narratives that not only #SayHerName, but also explicitly expose them to radical feminist leadership approaches. By doing so, we will ensure that young girls of color understand the philosophy that guided Black and Brown female leaders who were freedom fighters for liberation.

Author Biography


Dr. Bettina L. Love is an award-winning author and Associate Professor of Educational Theory & Practice at the University of Georgia. Her research focuses on the ways in which urban youth negotiate Hip Hop music and culture to form social, cultural, and political identities to create new and sustaining ways of thinking about urban education and intersectional social justice.


Kristen E. Duncan is an Assistant Professor at Texas State University. Her current research focuses on the ways in which Black teachers help Black students navigate systems of white supremacy. Her research interests also include social studies education and discussions of race in schools. She earned her PhD in Educational Theory and Practice from the University of Georgia, and her work has been published in Social Education and in numerous edited books.

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