Intersectional Feminist Praxis in the Black Freedom Movement from Ella Baker to Black Lives Matter by Barbara Ransby

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Intersectional Feminist Praxis in the Black Freedom Movement from Ella Baker to Black Lives Matter by Barbara Ransby

Dr. Barbara Ransby, Distinguished Professor of African American Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, and History, University of Illinois at ChicagoIn addition to her departmental positions at UIC, Dr. Ransby directs the campus-wide Social Justice Initiative, which helps connect academics and community organizers doing social justice work. She has written three books: the award-winners Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision and Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson, as well as Making All Black Lives Matter: Reimagining Freedom in the 21st Century, published last August. Ransby was editor-in-chief of Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society from 2012 to 2017; and she serves on the editorial working group of the London-based journal Race and Class and on the Editorial Advisory Board of theJustice, Power, and Politics book series at University of North Carolina Press.

She was the president of the National Women’s Studies Association from 2016 through 2018.

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