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The Rising Song of African American Women

Häftad, Engelska, 1996-09-01
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This text combines historical voices, spiritual consciousness, and liberation politics to provide a context for understanding the lives and experiences of black women. In these creative writings, the author explores the politics and visions of black feminists in our world today. She examines the social and cultural significance of black women intellectuals and places the present day work, family, and sexual experiences of most black women within their historical backgrounds. By considering a number of specific events and issues - political organizing by black women, the lives of black single mothers and the use of black female troops in the Gulf War - a challenging political perspective of the significance of black women's lives is presented.
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Part I: Historical Context, Contemporary Meanings 1. Hearts of Darkness 2. The Unbroken Circle: A Historical Study of Black single Mothers 3. Lay down This World 4. It's a Family Affair 5. Gender in Black Part II: Invisible to the Naked Eye: Black Women and The Academy 1. The Silence and The Song 2. Origins: the Roots of the Black Feminist Intelligentsia 3. A Black Feminist Pedagogy 4. Invisible to the Naked Eye: A Case Study of Black Women Students at the Center for Worker Education 5. The Lion's Rock Speech Part II: Praxis and Struggle 1. Ella Daughters 2. Black Codes 3. Black Men, Black Women and Tawana Brawley - The Shared Condition 4. We speak for the Planet 5. Lamentations