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: South End Pr
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This also leads us to the issue of Black male/female relations. We've heard so
much today about the crisis of the Black man and the Black woman, about the
nihilism which is so much at the core of today's Black relationships. 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 recently
completed), ...

Feminist Foremothers In Women S Studies Psychology And Mental Health

Author: Ellen Cole
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317764323
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bell hooks is the author of numerousbooks,includingAin't IaWoman:Black
Womenand Feminism (1981), Black Looks: Race and Representation (1992),
Breaking Bread:Insurgent Black Intellectual (1991), Feminist Theory From Margin
to Center (1984), Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-Recovery (1993),
Talking Back: Thinking Feminism, Thinking Black (1989), and Yearning: Race,
Gender and Cultural Politics (1990), all by South End Press. Correspondence
may be ...


Author: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 9789755105505
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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 need for love in black women's lives. With good reason, historically black
women and men learned to stifle their love for themselves and for one another,
hooks argues. For black women, especially, to create lives of inner fulfillment,
they need to ...

Shadow Bodies

Author: Julia S. Jordan-Zachery
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813593417
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Lee). Retrieved from hooks, b. (1981). Ain't I a woman: Black
women and feminism. Boston: South End Press. hooks, b. (1992). Black looks:
Race and representation. Cambridge, MA: South End Press. hooks, b. (1993a).
Male heroes and female sex objects: Sexism in Spike Lee's Malcolm X. Cineaste,
19(4), 13–15. hooks, bell. (1993b). Sisters of the yam: Black women and self-
recovery. Boston: South End. hooks, b. (1994) Teaching to transgress: Education
as the ...

Women S Studies

Author: Linda A. Krikos
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563085666
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In The Culture of Recovery: Making Sense of the Self-Help Movement in
Women's Lives (Beacon Press, 1995), Elaine Rapping, a media analyst and critic
, investigates various aspects of the self-help and recovery movement. The book
combines cultural history with personal commentary. The author investigates
twelve-step programs, talk shows, docudramas, and the continuing publication of
self-help materials geared toward women. Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and

At Home On This Earth

Author: Lorraine Anderson
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9781584651932
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In the following essay, reprinted from her 1993 book Sisters of the Yam: Black
Women and Self- Recovery, hooks makes the case that estrangement from the
land and from the body makes it easier for blacks to internalize white racist
assumptions. She speculates that the black psyche was wounded when blacks
moved from the agrarian South, where their love for the land was deep, to the
industrial North. "It has been easy for folks to forget that black people were first
and foremost a ...

Representations Of Black Women In The Media

Author: Marquita Marie Gammage
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317370481
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Print. Higgins, Jennay A., Susie Hoffman, & Shari L. Dworkin. 2010. “Rethinking
Gender: Heterosexual Men, and Women's Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS.” American
Journal of Public Health 100(3): 435–45. hooks, bell. Ain't I A Woman: Black
Women and Feminism. Boston: South End Press, 1981. Print. ––––––. Black
Looks: Race and Representation. Boston: South Ends Press, 1992. Print. ––––––
. Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-recovery. Boston: South Ends Press,
1993. Print.

Inner Lives

Author: Paula Johnson
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814743854
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Autobiography and Biography Amy Alexander, Fifty Black Women Who Changed
America (Citadel Press, 1999). Joyce A. Brown, Justice Denied (Noble Press,
1990). Michelle Cliff, Claiming an ... Sarah L. Delany and A. Elizabeth Delany (
with Amy Hearth), Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (Dell,
1993). Patrice Gaines, Laughing in the Dark: From Colored Girl to Woman of
Color—A ... hooks, Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-Recovery