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Readers of the quilt : essays on being black, female, and literate

Author: Joanne Kilgour Dowdy
Publisher: Cresskill, NJ : Hampton Press, ©2005.
Series: Understanding education and policy.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Readers of the quilt.
Cresskill, NJ : Hampton Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607257162
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Kilgour Dowdy
ISBN: 1572736089 9781572736085 1572736097 9781572736092
OCLC Number: 58536186
Description: xii, 213 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Literacy and the Black woman / Sharon Darling --
Black and on welfare : what you don't know about single-parent women / Sandra Golden --
Unearthing hidden literacy : seven lessons I learned in a cotton field / Lillie Gayle Smith --
Voice of our foremothers : celebrating the legacy of African-American women educators : a personal dedication / Sunny-Marie Birney --
Lessons from down under : reflections on meanings of literacy and knowledge from an African-American female growing up in rural Alabama / Bessie House-Soremekun --
Transformative college literacy of literature Black women peer counselors / Robin Wisniewsky --
Black women/Black literature / Christina McVay and Joanne Kilgour Dowdy --
Teachers as leaders in urban education : testimonies of transformation / Joan T. Wynne --
Storytelling and literacy / Wanda J. Franklin and Joanne Kilgour Dowdy --
Women and literacy in Alice Walker's The color purple / E. Yvette Walters --
Dysfunctional literacies of exclusion : an exploration of the burdens of literacy in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous conditions / Mandi Chikombero --
Reel women : Black women and literacy in feature films / Joanne Kilgour Dowdy --
To be Black female and literate : a personal journey in education and alienation / Leonie Smith.
Series Title: Understanding education and policy.
Responsibility: [edited by] Joanne Kilgour Dowdy.

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