Cactus Book Club: ‘Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot’ by Mikki Kendall
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Join us on Wednesday, December 6th at 5:30 for our next Cactus Book Club. This month’s discussion will be led by Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. We’re reading Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall. “In this searing collection of essays, Mikki Kendall takes aim at the legitimacy of the modern feminist movement, arguing it has chronically failed to address the needs of all but a few women…Kendall has written a ferocious clarion call to all would-be feminists to live the true mandate of the movement in thought and deed”.
Recommended bookseller: La Revo Books
The mission of Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin is to empower all individuals to manage their sexual and reproductive health through patient services, education and advocacy. Planned Parenthood is a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of people worldwide. Find out how to schedule an appointment, learn about educational programs, volunteer, or donate at: www.ppwi.org
Cactus Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:30 at Cactus Club (in the back venue room or outside patio, weather permitting). Each month a different business, community organization, collective, or artist chooses the book, the bookseller, and leads the discussion. We read fiction and non-fiction, with a focus on works by women, LGBTQ+, POC, and/or otherwise under-published groups. You don’t have to finish reading the book to attend. 18+ All book club meetings are free. No registration required. CBC is part of our ongoing Cactus+ programming.