Mikki Kendall is a writer, speaker, and diversity consultant whose work tackles race, intersectionality, policing, gender, and many other topics. 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 appeared in a number of media outlets including the BBC, NPR, Al Jazeera, and Showtime. Known as @Karnythia on Twitter, she has over 113,000 followers and created a number of viral hashtags, including #solidarityisforwhitewomen, #HistoricPOC, and #fasttailedgirls. Her highly-anticipated essay collection Hood Feminism: Notes From the Women That a Movement Forgot, will be published in 2020. 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.