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Practicing Love: Black Feminism, Love-Politics, and Post-Intersectionality


This article examines the consolidation of love into a black feminist politics during second-wave feminism. By reading love-politics as both a practice of the self and a nonidentitarian strategy for constructing political communities, I argue that black feminism’s love-politics suggests a way of doing politics that transcends the pitfalls of identity politics, particularly intersectionality.

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