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Hip Hop Feminism

A visit with Treva Lindsey, Assistant Professor, Department of Women and Gender Studies

By Kelly Washatka
Published: - Topics: Women's and Gender Studies popular culture hip hop feminism

The History of Black Female Pleasure

Topics: feminism

One of the important questions Dr. Lindsey asks of herself and her students is “What does a history of black female pleasure look like?” When considering this, she says we must acknowledge the history of objectification and misogyny that was part of slavery and segregation, but not deny these historical people their humanity by disregarding possible sites of pleasure.