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Title:
The sisters are alright : changing the broken narrative of black women in America
Author:
Winfrey Harris, Tamara.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Oakland, California : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2015.
Physical Description:
xiii, 147 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
"Everyone seems to have an opinion about American black women--they need to get married, change their hair, act like 'ladies, ' and so on. Celebrated writer Tamara Winfrey Harris writes a searing account of being a black woman in America and explains why it's time for black women to speak for themselves"--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: The trouble with black women -- Beauty : pretty for a black girl -- Sex : bump and grind -- Marriage : witches, thornbacks, and sapphires -- Motherhood : between Mammy and a hard place -- Anger : twist and shout -- Strength : precious mettle -- Health : fat, sick, and crazy -- Epilogue: The sisters are alright.
ISBN:
9781626563513
Format :
Book

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