The Gender Politics of White Supremacy

Published at Women in Higher Education on April 4, 2018.

While the Women’s March garnered press attention because of its progressive focus and unrepentant call for women’s rights, there’s an assumption, still, that women’s activism is somehow inherently progressive. And yet, women’s activism—some white women’s activism, in particular—isn’t about equality at all. Their activism, instead, is in support of current systems of inequality, and often white supremacy.