The Echoing Ida Collection (Paperback)

The Echoing Ida Collection By Cynthia R. Greenlee (Editor), Kemi Alabi (Editor), Janna A. Zinzi (Editor) Cover Image
By Cynthia R. Greenlee (Editor), Kemi Alabi (Editor), Janna A. Zinzi (Editor)
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Rooted in reproductive justice, Echoing Ida harnesses the power of media for social justice--amplifying the struggles and successes of contemporary freedom movements in the US.

Founded in 2012, Echoing Ida is a writing collective of Black women and nonbinary writers who--like their foremother Ida B. Wells-Barnett--believe the way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them." Their community reporting spans a wide variety of topics: reproductive justice and abortion politics; new and necessary definitions of family; trans visibility; stigma against Black motherhood; Black mental health; and more.

This anthology collects the best of Echoing Ida for the first time, and features a foreword by Michelle Duster, activist and great-granddaughter of Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Imagining a gender-expansive and liberated future, these essays affirm the powerful combination of #BlackGirlMagic and the hard, unceasing labor of Black people to reimagine the world in which we live.

About the Author


Cynthia R. Greenlee is a writer, editor, and historian of the African-American experience. She is a former senior editor at Rewire.News. Kemi Alabi is a poet, teaching artist, and cultural strategy director of Forward Together. Janna A. Zinzi is a communications strategist, writer and performer.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781558612839
ISBN-10: 1558612831
Publisher: Feminist Press
Publication Date: January 12th, 2021
Pages: 328
Language: English