Rashmila likes to read books by/about women/people of color. She prefers fiction to reality. A dog parent and word ninja, she volunteers for non-profits and is multilingual. Favorite genre- contemporary literary fiction.
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Educate and Activate: Immigration

Introduction: Feminist Book Club blog contributors are working together to create posts as an “Educate & Activate” series. We will define a term or movement, provide historical context, and give you additional resources to learn more. We believe that an educated populace can be better activists, accomplices and co-conspirators. It is important to note that …

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Interview with Jordyn Taylor, Founder of Vermillion Ink Press

Vermillion Ink Press is a literary multimedia collective and publisher of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from underrepresented voices. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota , it seeks to “increase empathy, foster discussion, and cultivate community through the power of the written word.” The Feminist Book Club partnered with Vermilion Ink Press for December, 2020. Proudly BIPOC owned …

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Educate and Activate: Ecofeminism

Introduction: Feminist Book Club blog contributors are working together to create posts as an “Educate & Activate” series. We will define a term or movement, provide historical context, and give you additional resources to learn more. We believe that an educated populace can be better activists, accomplices and co-conspirators. It is important to note that …

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Book Review: The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafa

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafa is a novel focusing on a Palestinian- American woman, Afaf Rahman, as she navigates a world that is torn apart by hate, misunderstanding, and cruelty. She is the principal of a Muslim all-girls’ school in a Chicago suburb. The story focuses on two timelines: the present where …

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