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White Feminism

with Koa Beck
Hosted by CBC’s Judy Trinh

White Feminism

with Koa Beck
Hosted by CBC’s Judy Trinh
Koa Beck - Photo by Martha Stewart

Judy Trinh from CBC's The Fifth Estate hosts a conversation on how society continues to systemically shut out women of colour with author and journalist Koa Beck. Join this important conversation about race, empowerment, and inclusion and her new book White Feminism: From the Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind

 

Koa Beck, writer and former editor-in-chief of Jezebel, boldly examines the history of feminism, from the true mission of the suffragettes to the rise of corporate feminism with clear-eyed scrutiny and meticulous detail. She also examines overlooked communities - including Native American, Muslim, transgender, and more - and their difficult and ongoing struggles for social change. 

 

She blends pop culture, primary historical research, and first-hand storytelling to show us how we have shut women out of the movement, and what we can do to course correct for a new generation - perfect for women of colour looking for a more inclusive way to fight for women’s rights. 

 

Books are available from our friends at  Perfect Books .

 

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