Title and Author: Florynce "Flo" Kennedy The Life of A Black Feminist Radical by Sherie M. Randolph
Why is this book important? This book gives a comprehensive history of the feminist, civil rights, and Black power movements. It discusses a number of contributions made by Florynce Kennedy and other feminists of color that are often whitewashed from the Feminist movement. It also focuses on Kennedy's dedication to intersectionality and the steps she took to unite these movements. It addresses the tendency of the media to define the Feminist movement as a movement for young, pretty, white women. And, it lays out the strategies used by Kennedy to gain national coverage and attract more people to the various movements.