Mikki Kendall is a writer, speaker, and diversity consultant whose work tackles race, intersectionality, policing, gender, and many other topics. Her New York Times bestselling essay collection Hood Feminism: Notes From the Women That a Movement Forgot was published in February 2020 by Viking Books. Her writing can be found in various outlets including Time.com, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Ebony, Essence, Salon, xoJane, Bustle, and Islamic Monthly. She has been interviewed by a number of media outlets including the BBC, NPR, Al Jazeera, MSNBC, Showtime, and appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Known as @Karnythia on Twitter, she has over 120,000 followers and created a number of viral hashtags, including #solidarityisforwhitewomen, #HistoricPOC, and #fasttailedgirls. She is also the author of the graphic novel Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women’s Fight for Their Rights. She lives with her family in Chicago.