I’m delighted to be featured in the legendary Ms.Magazine today. Ms. Magazine was not only the first feminist magazine to go mainstream but it was also the magazine that inspired the name of this blog. Here’s the first of a three-part series
The Femisphere: African Feminist Bloggers, Part 1
Despite centuries of cultural practice that has routinely silenced the voices of African women, one of the most vibrant and vocal online global feminist communities comes from Africa. The online writers from the African feminist movement are nuanced and complex as they share their stories, their lives, their struggles and their triumphs. I had the privilege of speaking with three of them–Minna Salami, Lesley Agams and Spectra.
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Hi! I’m Minna Salami. I’m a writer, blogger, columnist, lecturer and speaker and the founder of the feminist blog, MsAfropolitan, which connects feminism to contemporary culture from an Africa-centred perspective. I’ve been listed alongside Michelle Obama and Angelina Jolie as one of “twelve women changing the world” by ELLE and my work has been used as a resource and case study at universities around the world. Like what you just read? Sign up above to receive new posts directly in your inbox.