"Third Wave Shawty"- An Intersectional Reading List / by Jewell Bell

As an avid reader and self proclaimed Womanist and "Third Wave Shawty" my area of interest has always been intersectional issues and works pertaining to WOC, more specifically black women. I have always had so many people interested in what I read and the some of the works that mean so much to me, so here's a list of #blackgirlmagic reads that are sure to get you Woke: 

1. At The Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance- Danielle L. McGuire 

2. Assata, An Autobiography - Assata Shakur 

3. But Some of Us Are Brave: Black Women's Studies- Patricia Bell Scott & Barbara Smith

4. The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks- Jeanne Theoharis

5. Black Feminist Thought- Patricia Hill Collins

6. Angela Davis, An Autobiography- Angela Davis 

7. The Will To Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love- bell Hooks

8. Killing The Black Body- Dorothy Roberts 

9. Sister Outsider- Audre Lorde 

10. You're Dead, So What? Media, Police, and the Invisibility of Black Women as Victims of                     Homicide- Cheryl Neely 

11. Ain't I A Woman: Black Women and Feminism- bell Hooks