Sisters Of The Yam

Author: bell hooks
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317588312
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In Sisters of the Yam, bell hooks reflects on the ways in which the emotional health of black women has been and continues to be impacted by sexism and racism.

Breaking Bread

Author: bell hooks
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315437074
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Could you tie together questions of Black self-regard and Black self-respect as
they pertain to Black men and women forming and sustaining loving relationships
? bh In Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-Recovery (a manuscript only ...

Women Warriors Of The Afro Latina Diaspora

Author: Marta Moreno Vega
Publisher: Arte Publico Press
ISBN: 155885746X
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I was then reading bell hooks's book, Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-
Recovery. It was an affirmation of black women in defining our own history and
voice in a society that continues to minimize us. We hosted a workshop called “
The ...

Making Sense Of Women S Lives

Author: Lauri Umansky
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1461608228
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bel hooks bell hooks's writings have been central to the development of African
American feminism and to feminism in general. In this essay from her book
Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-Recovery, hooks turns her attention to
the ...

Hop On Pop

Author: Henry Jenkins III
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822383500
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52 Keith Byerman, “Review of Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-
Recovery by bell hooks,” College Literature 22.2 ... Indeed, he is suspicious of
hooks's very conceptualization of self-recovery: Self- recovery as a discursive
practice ...

Gender And Colonialism

Author: Geraldine Moane
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230279376
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In her book Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-Recovery, she writes that
while the emphasis must be on political change, her involvement in feminist and
black liberation movements convinced her of the importance of mental health or ...

Yoga The Body And Embodied Social Change

Author: Beth Berila
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498528031
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Patricia Hill Collins, Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and
the Politics of Empowerment (Routledge, 2002); bell hooks, Sisters of the Yam:
Black Women and Self-Recovery (Boston: South End Press, 1993); Audre Lorde,
 ...

African American Women

Author: Veronica G. Thomas
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313312632
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Sisters of yam: Black women and self-recovery. Boston, MA: South End Press.
Grounded in an analysis of how racist and sexist culture wounds Black women,
the author calls for Black women to heal themselves by struggling out against
both ...

Black British Feminism

Author: Heidi Safia Mirza
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415152884
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NOTES 1 Worlds away from Luce Irigaray and Speculum of the Other Woman (
1985). ... 4 See sad and familiar stories in bell hooks (1993), Sisters of the Yam,
Black Women and Self-Recovery, particularly chapter 7, 'Facing and Feeling
Loss'.