Race, Identity, and Privilege from the US to the Congo (inbunden)
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Lexington Books
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Race, Identity, and Privilege from the US to the Congo (inbunden)

Race, Identity, and Privilege from the US to the Congo

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In July 1961, five months after Patrice Lumumba's assassination, 14-year-old Brenda F. Berrian's consciousness was raised by her family's move to the turbulent Republic of the Congo. Race, Identity, and Privilege from the US to the Congo traces Berrian's experiences of subsequently traveling the United States, Canada, France, and three other African countries against the backdrop of emerging African independence and the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. Detailing the complexities she faced in her global identity as a Black woman, Berrian explores how the love and support of her parents and her developing racial, feminist, and political consciousness--strengthened by her embrace of literature and music of the African diaspora--prepared her to deal with adversity, stereotypes, and grief along the way.
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Brenda F. Berrian is professor emerita of Africana studies at the University of Pittsburgh.


Chapter 1: Expatriates in Leo Chapter 2: At the Roadblock Chapter 3: Les Coiffures Chapter 4: The Proposal Chapter 5: The Robbery Chapter 6: Familial Connections Chapter 7: A Southerner at the Door Chapter 8: The Return Home Chapter 9: History and Negritude in the Flesh Chapter 10: Canadian Fixation Chapter 11: A Bump in the Road Chapter 12: Crossing the Ocean a Paris Chapter 13: The Street Sweepers Chapter 14: I Am Not My Hair Chapter 15: A Future Decision Chapter 16: In Search of Sister-Brotherhood Chapter 17: Gender Politics Chapter 18: Residues of Apartheid Chapter 19: Going to Fort Hare Chapter 20: Redemption and the TRC Chapter 21: Ubuntu in Alice Chapter 22: Teraanga in Senegal Chapter 23: Childhood Sweethearts and Colorism Chapter 24: A Tribute to Ma Berrian Chapter 25: From Whence I Came