“As far as my connection to feminists, it’s in my bloodline.”
An activist against the war in Vietnam, and in the labor, antiracist and feminist movements in the U.S and France. Professor emerita in Women’s Studies and African American Studies at Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio. Author of Feminism in the Heartland, and has published on the U.S. and French women’s movements, Franco-American misrepresentations, and intersectionality of race and gender in numerous journals around the world. Co-founded the French, European and International Women’s Studies Associations, the first French women of color research group, and a founding member of the Conseil Répresentatif des Associations Noires.
Interviewed by Judy Waxman, July 2022
Photo.Feminism in the Heartland, by Judith Ezekiel.