Mikki Kendall

A very racist Halloween!

#BlackTwitter strikes again! When a trio posted on social media a photo of themselves dressed up as “Robbin’ da Hood,” “George Zimmerman” with fingers pointed as if a gun toward, a bloody-hoodied, black-faced “Trayvon Martin,” folks inundated the workplaces of at least two of the posers with e-mails, phone calls and social media messages.
Joining me to talk about the power, and the responsibility of online activists is Mikki Kendall. She’s a blogger, a writer, and the brains behind “Hood Feminism”. We also bring up Julianne Hough and her unfortunate blackface Halloween costume as well.

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Solidarity is for white women on twitter

Tara L. Conley, the founder of Media Make Change, and Mikki Kendall, who started the hash tag #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen, join the Sex Politics And Religion Hour to talk about how black women are crossing the digital divide to claim a place at the table of feminism.

Furthermore, they’re pulling no punches when it comes to talking about the anti-black women sentiments of media mogul Russell Simmons, whose imagined “sex tape” of abolitionist heroine Harriet Tubman had Twitter all, well, a-twitter in protest.

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