2018 BLACK HERSTORY CALENDAR: Illustrations of Radical Black Womxn

The Black Feminist Library is thrilled to have for sale a limited number of Black Herstory 2018 Calendar of Radical Black Womxn! They are hand illustrated prints by England-based artist, Jacob V. Royce. This 2018 calendar highlights 12 radical womxn who fought courageously and creatively against the hegemonies, oppressors and colonisers of their respective eras … Continue reading 2018 BLACK HERSTORY CALENDAR: Illustrations of Radical Black Womxn


So, let me tell you about my summer of Radical Black feminists

During summer, over two months I was in the United Kingdom. I didn't mean to stay for that long. I traveled solo and was only supposed to be there for a total of three weeks, before going to Iceland for a week on the way back with 'that' free stopover, but I canceled it and … Continue reading So, let me tell you about my summer of Radical Black feminists

Consider the Black Feminist Library on #GivingTuesday

Next week on 11/28/17, the Seattle/Black Feminist Library will be participating in #GivingTuesday. The BFL is a not-for-profit independent library whose main goal is to highlight the significant contributions Black feminist insights have made to our location, this society and around the world. This is done by have a space dedicated to showcasing the visual, … Continue reading Consider the Black Feminist Library on #GivingTuesday

New Beginnings for the Seattle/Black Feminist Library

  The S/BFL is taking a break in order to prepare for the start of some new beginnings. We've got some exciting news that's just around the corner, so keep up with us on here or on facebook for updates. The S/BFL will be back before you know it! Remember, you can also always borrow … Continue reading New Beginnings for the Seattle/Black Feminist Library

A Visit with Dr. Valerie Mason-John

We are so excited to announce a visit with Dr. Valerie Mason-John. Dr. Mason-John is a Black British feminist, lesbian, anti-bullying activist, Life Coach, performer, and Buddhist teacher, who currently resides in Canada. She is author of several books, with varying topics on sexuality in Britain, spirituality, and others, and will be convening with the … Continue reading A Visit with Dr. Valerie Mason-John

Black British Feminism (in Seattle)

For spring break, acquanda went to Europe. One of the goals of this trip (besides radical Rest & Relaxation), was to begin building the Black British feminist section of the Black Feminist Library. Materials like these are extremely difficult to find in the United States. One of our goals is to highlight how Black feminism … Continue reading Black British Feminism (in Seattle)

Audre Lorde Guided Paint Session

We opened and will also be closing out or celebration of International Black Feminist Poetry Month featuring our Black, feminist, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet, Audre Lorde. This guided session will be faciliated by Kelli Wimbly-Dinh. Learn more about Wimbly-Dinh's work here: Each participant will create and take with them this 12x12 canvas painting. Our … Continue reading Audre Lorde Guided Paint Session

International Black Feminist Poetry Month

The US says it's 'National Poetry Month,' but that's too limiting. We celebrate poets from around the world. This book, elephant., a book of poetry by Siana Bangura, is one of our newest titles at the library and in it Banguar talks largely about the particularities of being black and female in the UK. Happy … Continue reading International Black Feminist Poetry Month

It’s #bellhooks Month!

It's bell hooks month at the S/BFL! This means that for the duration of March, we'll be highlighting this incredible feminist, critical thinker, activist, scholar, professor, and author of over 30 books, all centering ways to challenge social injustice -- and as she describes it -- to challenge imperialist white supremacist capitalist patriarchy -- and … Continue reading It’s #bellhooks Month!