Google Image Result for http://photo.goodreads.com/authors/1283290216p5/87388.jpgChandra Talpade Mohanty is a prominent postcolonial and transnational feminist theorist. She became well known after the publication of her influential essay, "Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses" in 1984. Wikipedia
7 Chicana Feminist Authors You Should Be Reading I am a woman of color. If you are too, you probably understand my frustration when I say it was nearly impossible to find role models in the mainstream media as a child. I don’t know about you but, that doesn’t sit well with me. MSMAGAZINE.COM
Shailja Patel - On her blog, the Kenyan writer and poet quotes another huge inspiration of mine, Arundhati Roy, immediately making her my 6th dinner guest. ‘A feminist is a woman who negotiates herself into a position where she has choices,’ Arundhati Roy says and Patel embraces that as her favourite definition of feminism.
"No black woman writer in this culture can write "too much". Indeed, no woman writer can write "too much"...No woman has ever written enough." — bell hooks (From Remembered Rapture: the writer at work)