Africanist Sista-hood in Britain: Creating Our Own Pathways

Chijioke Obasi

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Attempts have been made to provide an analytical framework for Black women that centralises our experiences and perspectives both as individuals and collectives. Much of this work has focused on Black feminism emanating from America, but this does not provide adequate reflection on the specific situation in Britain. Developments in Black British feminism have gone some way to address this,¹ however, it is the British context that brings with it issues of contestation around who is considered Black that are also translated into this discourse. Difficulties around the use of existing feminist frameworks with their roots embedded in racism and...
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTo Exist is to Resist
Subtitle of host publicationBlack Feminism in Europe
EditorsAkwugo Emejulu, Francesca Sobande
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPluto Press
ISBN (Electronic)9781786804570
ISBN (Print)9780745339474, 9780745339481
Publication statusPublished - 20 May 2019


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