Zenzele Isoke

Zenzele Isoke

Zenzele Isoke, Ph.D. Zenzele Isoke is a black feminist theorist, urban ethnographer, and political storyteller. She is the Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota and the author of Urban Black Women and the Politics of Resistance (Palgrave 2013). Zenzele leads meditation groups through Common Ground Meditation Center and Yoga Room in North Minneapolis.

Recent Articles

Let’s Not Walk on Dead Bodies

Zenzele Isoke calls on Western Buddhists to confront gun culture and the profound suffering it creates.

The Ethics of Abortion: A Black Mama’s Wise Contemplation

Zenzele Isoke offers her commentary on the overturning of Roe v. Wade, and why we must collectively establish a new set of political ethics that are peaceful, compassionate, wise, and loving.