There is a
new era of feminism among us this day and age and for women of color this
lifelong battle for equality has been replenished with new allies charging the revolution. But what do they know in order to be worthy
of the cause? What life experiences have these allies faced in order to help
lead in the charge? What struggles have they endured to speak on the behalf of the ones faced with injustice? There are many questions to be asked and many answers are provided in a
number of books to read if you want to become a better ally for women of color. Or better yet become a better
community for women of color.
This is not
to draw a line in the sand to say one race life struggles are different from
another, but there is a great amount of truth within the characters of these words.
I am a black woman, my struggles to succeed is far different from any other
woman, my drive to become better is far different from any other and my
failures, let downs and losses is far different from any other. But if I told
you my story, your understanding of my journey could possibly be relatable. This
is how one becomes a better ally, and a force to be reckon with when it comes
to change.So if you want to align yourself with women of color and help them fight for equality, here are some books to read to become a better ally for them.