Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-Recovery

by bell hooks

Paperback, 2014

Status

Checked out

Publication

Routledge (2014), Edition: 2, 198 pages

Description

"In Sisters of the Yam, bell hooks reflects on the ways in which the emotional health of black women has been and continues to be impacted by sexism and racism. Desiring to create a context where black females could both work on their individual efforts for self-actualization while remaining connected to a larger world of collective struggle, Hooks articulates the link between self-recovery and political resistance. Both an expression of the joy of self-healing and the need to be ever vigilant in the struggle for equality, Sisters of the Yam continues to speak to the experience of black womanhood"--

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

1994

Physical description

198 p.; 8.4 inches

ISBN

1138821683 / 9781138821682

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