Evette Dionne

Longlist, 2020 National Book Awards

Evette Dionne is a Black feminist writer and the editor-in-chief of Bitch Media. Her writings about race, gender, and culture have appeared in Teen Vogue, Refinery29, Bustle, Self, The Guardian, and the New York Times, among other publications.
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Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box

ISBN 9780451481542 Viking Books for Young Readers / Penguin Random House

Lifting as We Climb is the empowering story of African American women who refused to accept all this. Women in black church groups, black female sororities, black women's improvement societies and social clubs. Women who formed their own black suffrage associations when white-dominated national suffrage groups rejected them. More about this book >

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Evette Dionne

Evette Dionne is a Black feminist writer and the editor-in-chief of Bitch Media. Her writings about race, gender, and culture have appeared in Teen VogueRefinery29BustleSelf, The Guardian, and the New York Times, among other publications. Before becoming a writer and editor, Dionne taught eighth graders about social justice and tenth graders about world literature.

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