Last week Kim Kardashian West released a year old nude selfie. Kim got a lot of criticism for releasing the picture, and she responded with a defense of her right to own her sexuality without being slut-shamed. Kim's words ignited much discussion about feminism and empowerment.
They exemplify the kinds of questions feminists must ask. Is Kim's mode of empowerment a blueprint for contemporary feminists? For Harriet's editor-in-chief, Kimberly Foster, explores what exactly Kim's actions and words mean, if anything.