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Iconic : decoding images of the revolutionary Black woman

Author: Lakesia D Johnson
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Seamlessly weaving together role models of past and present, from women in politics to artists and musicians, Lakesia Johnson eloquently demonstrates how the revolutionary black woman in many public  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lakesia D Johnson
ISBN: 9781481300476 1481300474 9781602586444 1602586446
OCLC Number: 995283624
Description: 1 recurso en línea (x, 173 páginas) : ilustraciones
Contents: 1. The Myth of the Angry Black Woman: From Sojourner Truth to Michelle Obama 2. Revolutionary Black Women in the News: The Politics of Angela Davis and Kathleen Cleaver 3. Revolutionary Black Women in Film: Blaxploitation and the Legacy of Pam Grier 4. Revolutionary Black Women in Literature: The Narratives of Alice Walker and Audre Lorde 5. Revolutionary Black Women and Music: The Hip-Hop Feminism of Erykah Badu and Me'shell NdegA (c)ocello 6. The Many Images of the Revolutionary Black Woman: Michelle Obama Reconsidered Notes Filmography Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Lakesia D. Johnson.


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"Through the genres of film, literature, music, and politics, Johnson highlights the skill with which black female iconic figures navigate successfully through the mire of stereotypical images that Read more...

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