Shifting

Author: Ms. Charisse Jones
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061977114
Size: 57.41 MB
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Based on the African American Women's Voices Project, Shifting reveals that a large number of African American women feel pressure to com-promise their true selves as they navigate America's racial and gender bigotry.

Too Heavy A Yoke

Author: Chanequa Walker-Barnes
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1630871923
Size: 34.13 MB
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And what price do Black women pay for it? In this book, the author, a psychologist and pastoral theologian, examines the burdensome yoke that the ideology of the Strong Black Woman places upon African American women.

Behind The Mask Of The Strong Black Woman

Author: Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 1592136699
Size: 61.94 MB
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Explores the restrictive myth of the strong black woman through interviews, revealing the emotional and physical toll this "performance" can have.

Soothe Your Nerves

Author: Angela Neal-Barnett
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451603637
Size: 66.42 MB
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In Soothe Your Nerves, Dr. Angela Neal-Barnett explains which factors can contribute to anxiety, panic, and fear in Black women and offers a range of healing methods that will help you or a loved one reclaim your life.

The Sisters Are Alright

Author: Tamara Winfrey Harris
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1626563535
Size: 10.94 MB
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Not a damned thing! The Sisters Are Alright exposes anti–black-woman propaganda and shows how real black women are pushing back against distorted cartoon versions of themselves.

The Gilded Years

Author: Karin Tanabe
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501110462
Size: 45.72 MB
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Set against the vibrant backdrop of the Gilded Age, an era when old money traditions collided with modern ideas, Tanabe has written an unputdownable and emotionally compelling story of hope, sacrifice, and betrayal—and a gripping account ...

The Habit Of Surviving

Author: Kesho Scott
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 23.17 MB
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Four Black women talk candidly about their lives, their roles as wives, mothers, and daughters, and their work, set within the context of the history of Black women in America

Sister Citizen

Author: Melissa V. Harris-Perry
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300165412
Size: 29.15 MB
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DIVFrom a highly respected thinker on race, gender, and American politics, a new consideration of black women and how distorted stereotypes affect their political beliefs/div

Longing To Tell

Author: Tricia Rose
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429923453
Size: 61.44 MB
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Nuanced, rich, and powerful, Longing to Tell will be required reading for anyone interested in issues of race and gender.

Lay My Burden Down

Author: Alvin F. Poussaint
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 9780807009598
Size: 61.13 MB
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. . . The positive message here is that these scourges can be prevented." —Leon Eisenberg, M.D., coauthor of Children in a Changing Health System