The title is cheeky, the subject is not: Solnit’s explorations into the power structures that underlie violence against women, rape culture, marriage equality, and, yes—mansplaining—is both scathing and hopeful.
By arguing that hope is a prerequisite of success, Solnit makes the case that even when we are most inclined to despair, we have to choose to hope.
Davis has spent more than five decades fighting for Black liberation, women’s liberation, and prison abolition, and in this brief book she renews those calls in lucid and moral terms.
Formed in 1974, the Combahee River Collective was a radical Black feminist organization.
A cogent argument about how the elite has coopted identity politics in order to deliver a facade of change while leaving the underlying structures of racial capitalism in place.