The Millennial Womanism Project (TMWP) Presents “Millennial Womanists To Watch”
These womanish-acting millennial daughters are not waiting for permission to be heard. They are snatching the mic and dropping the mic, pulling back the covers and boldly naming the wrongs they see and the future they demand to live in. Maya Angela asked in her poem “Still I Rise”, “Does my sassiness upset you?
Millennial Womanism is an important next step in extending the links in the womanist chain and therein, strengthening and unifying the intergenerational fabric of the womanist community and its research agenda.
I have a confession, I am a millennial womanist.
Millennial womanism allows for millennial women to see the divine in our mothers, our sisters, and ourselves.
A Black millennial woman in ministry in the 21st century is audacious and courageous. She is willful and responsible. She is serious.
Millennial womanist theology is needed because we need relevant resources to journey towards holistic understandings of life and love.
To be a millennial woman of African descent means that blackness is not an afterthought but a foundational reality from which all else departs.
What does it mean for me to be a black millennial woman in ministry? It means nothing short of having insecurities, being ignored, and even being silenced.