How Mainstream Feminism Impacts Women of Color

Writer Mikki Kendall thinks it perpetuates racism.
Dec 16, 2014·
Samantha Cowan is an associate editor for culture.

Feminism isn't for all women when the focus is only on equality between white men and women. Writer Mikki Kendall combats this challenge with for her hashtag "#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen."

Kendall points out that anti-rape initiatives often feature white women, when in reality minority women face higher risks of sexual violence. She also mentions that the pay gap between men and women is much wider than 78 cents to dollar when you consider women of different nationalities.

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