Rebecca Walker is the daughter of the US civil rights attorney Melvyn Leventhal and The Colour Purple author Alice Walker. A child of the civil rights movement, she is now regarded as one of the prominent voices of Third Wave Feminism. She was named one of America’s most influential leaders by Time Magazine.
Her writing and teaching sift through complexities of gender and race, politics and power. She is the author of Black, White and Jewish and Baby Love.
She has been a guest on Oprah, NPR, Good Morning America and written for Salon, Washington Post, Huffington Post and more.