African Diaspora: 8 Books Being Read Most By African Americans

Written by Julia Austin Feminist, Roxane Gay Feminist, Roxane Gay


“Bad Feminist” by Roxane Gay

“Bad Feminist” is a collection of essays by highly followed cultural observer, Roxane Gay. Through her essays, Gay creates a narrative that spans both her own personal experiences from childhood until now, as well as historical and cultural moments for feminism. She touches on public and political figures like Chris Brown, pop culture events, films like “Django Unchained” and more, and how feminism is present in each, has been touched by each, or can speak to each. It’s a call-to-arms book, according to on “all the ways we still need to do better.”