Treva B. Lindsey
Treva B. Lindsey, PhD is an award-winning Black feminist historian and Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University. She is the recipient of several prestigious fellowships including the ACLS/Mellon Scholars and Society Fellowship, The Equity for Women and Girls of Color Fellowship at Harvard University, and The Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship. Lindsey is the founder of the Transformative Black Feminisms Initiative at Ohio State and the co-founder of Black Feminist Night School at Zora’s House in Columbus, Ohio. Her latest book entitled America, Goddam: Violence, Black Women, and The Struggle for Justice (April 2022) explores contemporary violence against Black women and girls and how they mobilize to halt violence against them. Kirkus Books awarded her a Starred Review and called America, Goddam, “required reading for all Americans.” Her first book, Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington D.C., was honored as a Choice Outstanding Academic title of 2017.
She has written for outlets such as Time, The Washington Post, CNN, Bustle, Ms. Magazine, Al Jazeera, BET, Complex, NBC, Vox, The Root, Huffington Post, Popsugar, Teen Vogue, Grazia UK, The Grio, Zora, Women’s Media Center, and Cosmopolitan. Lindsey has also been a featured commentator on NPR, MSNBC, Netlfix, BBC, BET, BNC, and PBS. Her work on Black women and girls, race, gender, sexuality, culture, and politics encompasses the far-reaching and often untold effects of current events and pop culture moments on marginalized communities.
TOPICS: Race, Women & Girls of Color, Sexuality, Politics, Media