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Digital Black Feminism

Catherine Knight Steele


Black women are at the forefront of some of this century’s most important discussions about technology: trolling, online harassment, algorithmic bias, and influencer culture. But Black women’s relationship with technology began long before the advent of Twitter or Instagram. To truly “listen to Black women,”Steele points to the history of Black feminist technoculture in the U.S. to decenter white supremacy and patriarchy in the future of technology. Using the virtual beauty shop as a metaphor, Digital Black Feminism walks readers through the technical skill, communicative expertise, and entrep ... More

Keywords: Black feminism, blogging, praxis, technology, digital

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781479808373
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479808373.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Catherine Knight Steele, author
University of Maryland, College Park