Publication: WGFC Special Issue: Women, Gender Politics, and Pan-Africanism

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Women, Gender Politics, and Pan-Africanism

A special issue of Women, Gender, and Families of Color guest-edited by Keisha N. Blain, Ula Taylor, and Asia Leeds.

The issue is available now in hardcopy, and on ProjectMuse and JSTOR.

Visit our website for a special interview with guest-editor Keisha N. Blain:


“The Diasporic Journeys of Louise Little:

Grassroots Garveyism, the Midwest, and Community Feminism”

Erik S. McDuffie

“Becoming Creole, Becoming Black: Migration, Diasporic Self-Making,

and the Many Lives of Madame Maymie Leona Turpeau de Mena”

Courtney Desiree Morris

“Sex at a Crossroads: The Gender Politics of Racial Uplift

and Afro-Caribbean Activism in Panama, 1918-32”

Jeffrey W. Parker

“Accessing Pan-African Feminist Humanism:

Unlocking the Metacolonial in the Poetry of Una Marson and Dionne Brand”

Belinda Daneen Wallace

“An Apparatus for Negro Women: Black Women’s Organizing, Communism,

and the Institutional Spaces of Radical Pan-African Thought”

Minkah Makalani

"Mothers of Pan-Africanism: Audley Moore and Dara Abubakari"

Ashley Farmer

Women, Gender, and Families of Color (WGFC) is а multidisciplinary journal that centers the study of Вlack, Latina/о, Indigenous, and Asian American women, gender, and families. The journal encourages theoretical and empirical research from history, the social and behavioral sciences, and humanities including comparative and transnational research, and analyses of domestic social, cultural, political, and economic policies and practices. The journal has а rolling submission policy and welcomes manuscripts and proposals for guest-edited special issues, and book reviews at any time. WGFC, published bi-annually in the spring and fall, is available electronically and in hardcopy. It is sponsored by the University of Kansas and published by the University of Illinois Press. For more information:

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