Brittney Cooper

Brittney Cooper writes a popular monthly column on race, gender, and politics for Cosmopolitan . A professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University, she co-founded the Crunk Feminist Collective, and her work has appeared in the New York Times , the Washington Post , the Los Angeles Times , Ebony.com, and The Root.com, among many others. In 2017, she was named to The Root 100 List, and in 2018, to the Essence Woke 100 List.