Perspectives on Afro-American women

  • 197 Pages
  • 3.58 MB
  • English
ECCA Publications , Washington
African American women -- Congr
StatementWilla D. Johnson, Thomas L. Green [editors]
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 197 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14599618M

Conference on Black Women in America ( University of Louisville, Ky.). Perspectives on Afro-American women. Washington: ECCA Publications, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Willa. "African American Perspectives" gives a panoramic and eclectic review of African American history and culture and is primarily comprised of two collections in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division: the African American Pamphlet Collection and the Daniel A.P.

Murray Collection with a date range of through Most were written by African-American authors, though some were. This thoughtful book reaches into the heart of our culture and extracts essential knowledge to help African American women thrive and help therapists reach a deeper understanding of their reality." --Gail E.

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Emphasizing work that "frees our imaginations and allows us to conceive new theories, new language, and new questions," the collection seeks to establish the nature of Afro-American women’s experiences while providing a theoretical framework for Black feminist thought.

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In this book, we use a convergent approach that captures both perspectives. Baldwin’s definition encompasses an Africentric ntricFile Size: KB. Originally published inThe Afro-American Woman includes essays that highlight historical experiences common to Black women.

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Though Black women enjoyed few of the dubious benefits of the ideology of womanhood, it is sometimes assumed that the typical female slave was a houseservant—either a cook,File Size: 1MB. In other words, Black feminist thought contains observations and interpretations about Afro-American womanhood that describe and explain different expressions of common themes.

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It has been. The basic assumption of most of the work produced by historians of Afro-American women is that there is a large body of unexplored accomplishment that merely awaits those with the interest and resources to dig it out and write it up. They view Black women as being oppressed by a number of social forces such as racism and sexism.

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