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When chickenheads come home to roost : a hip-hop feminist breaks it down

Author: Joan Morgan
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster Paperbacks, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost is a decidedly intimate look into the life of the modern black woman: a complex world where feminists often have not-so-clandestine affairs with the most sexist of men; where women who treasure their independence often prefer men who pick up the tab; where the deluge of babymothers and babyfathers reminds black women, who long for marriage, that traditional nuclear families are a
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Named Person: Joan Morgan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Morgan
ISBN: 9780684868615 068486861X
OCLC Number: 71204075
Notes: Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1999 with subtitle: my life as a hip-hop feminist.
Description: vi, 240 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Intro. : dress up --
the f-word --
hip-hop feminist --
from fly-girls to bitches and hos --
strongblackwomen --
strongblackwomen -n- endangeredblackmen ... this is not a love story --
lovenote --
babymother --
chickenhead envy --
one last thing before I go.
Other Titles: When chicken heads come home to roost
Responsibility: Joan Morgan.
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In this fresh, funky and irreverent book, a new voice for the post-Civil Rights, post-feminist generation has emerged. In a groundbreaking and unflinching book Joan Morgan probes the complex issues  Read more...

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"Strong, soft, wise, and right on the beat with much flava to savor." -Fab 5 Freddy "Joan Morgan writes with passion, pain, and a charming playfulness about the fun and games of African-American life Read more...

 
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