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Title:
Black woman redefined : dispelling myths and discovering fulfillment in the age of Michelle Obama
Author:
Nelson, Sophia A.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Dallas, Tex. : Benbella Books, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
viii, 358 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
Sophia A. Nelson sets out to redefine black women of today's generation and demystify them beyond the disparaging myths, stereotypes, and definitions that have plagued them since slavery. In 'Black Woman Redefined, ' Nelson eloquently arms readers of this generation with perspectives, facts, tools, and encouragement to help redefine themselves and overcome destructive notions running rampant throughout today's media.--Provide by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
Prologue: the Age of Michelle Obama: an open letter to the First Lady of the United States -- Introduction: just what does a "redefined" black woman look like anyway? -- Part I: Dispelling the myths and discovering the truth about who we are. -- Who we are and what we have accomplished -- Our context from slavery to the White House: why it still matters -- Part II: How we work and love. -- Changing the game: redefining ourselves in the twenty-first-century workplace -- Why can't a successful black woman find a man? actually, she can -- Real talk about the twenty-first-century relationship expectations and trends -- Part III: Moving beyond the pain to purpose. -- Jesus is your savior, not your man: candid talk about the church, sexuality, and the role they play in our quest to be loved and fulfilled -- Sexual abuse: the hidden wound that we have to talk about -- Dwelling in the valley of our past: learning to forgive, release, and heal from our hurts -- Part IV: Redefining ourselves -- what really matters. -- Empty womb, broken heart: redefining motherhood in today's world -- It's the climb: facing life's storms and remaining resilient -- I am my sister's keeper: why we need one another now more than ever -- Bonus feature: Celebrity and distinguished African American essays and sage wisdoms -- Appendices: From the researchers methodology and summary of key findings.
ISBN:
9781935618942
Format :
Book

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