It’s OUR FIRST FULL EPISODE! We’re talking about misogynoir: our experiences, transmisogynoir, the erasure of Zora Neale Hurston and her rediscovery thanks to Alice Walker, Essence Magazine drama, how gatekeeping benefits Black men, Brendane’s viral Twitter thread, and we ask WHY, Academia? WHY?!

Discussed this week:

On misogynoir: citation, erasure, and plagiarism (Moya Bailey and Trudy, 2018)

Looking for Zora (Alice Walker, 1975)

A Society of One: Zora Neale Hurston, American Contrarian (The New Yorker, Claudia Roth Pierpoint, 1997)

Thick: And Other Essays (Tressie McMillan Cottom, 2019) (Support Black-owned: The Lit. Bar)

Full transcript and episode player here.

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