Black Queer Feminism as Praxis: Building an Organization and a Movement

  • Janaé E. Bonsu


Bonsu offers an organizational case analysis of the theory and practice of Black Queer Feminism in transformative organizing and movement building. From a member perspective, Bonsu presents the history and values of Black Youth Project 100 (BYP100), one of many organizations within a broader Black liberation movement. The chapter then discusses BYP100’s successes and struggles to build practical models for group-centered leadership, transformative justice and community accountability, policy development and advocacy, political education, campaigns and direct action organizing that are reflective of Black Queer Feminist values.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janaé E. Bonsu
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  1. 1.Jane Addams College of Social WorkUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

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