African Americans doing feminism : putting theory into everyday practice / edited by Aaronette M. White

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Subjects: Feminism--United States--History
African American feminists--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2010
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: ix, 303 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction: African American Feminist Practices / Aaronette M. White 1
Part I. Family Values
Chapter 1. Mother Work: A Stay-at-Home Mom Advocates for Breastfeeding / Angela M. W. Thanyachareon 11
Chapter 2. Bringing Up Daddy: A Black Feminist Fatherhood / Mark Anthony Neal 31
Chapter 3. Tubes Tied, Child-Free by Choice / Aaronette M. White 51
Part II. Community Building
Chapter 4. ¡Ola, Hermano! A Black Latino Feminist Organizes Men / Omar Freilla 73
Chapter 5. "Sister Outsiders": How the Students and I Came Out / Mary Anne Adams 83
Chapter 6. Feminist Compassion: A Gay Man Loving Black Women / Todd C. Shaw 101
Chapter 7. Gay, Gray, and a Place to Stay: Living It Up and Out in an RV / Vera C. Martin 113
Part III. Romantic Partnerships
Chapter 8. The Second Time Around: Marriage, Black Feminist Style / Pearl Cleage 129
Chapter 9. "Every Goodbye Ain't Gone": Why the Feminist I Loved Left Me / William Dotson 135
Chapter 10. When the Hand That Slaps Is Female: Fighting Addiction / Dorothy M 151
Part IV. Healing Practices
Chapter 11. Resistance as Recovery: Winning a Sexual Harassment Complaint / Carolyn M. West 175
Chapter 12. Learning to Love the Little Black Boy in Me: Breaking Family Silences, Ending Shame / Gary L. Lemons 189
Chapter 13. I Took Back My Dignity: Surviving and Thriving after Incest / Carolyn E. Gross 211
Chapter 14. Diving Deep and Surfacing: How I Healed from Depression / Vanessa Jackson 227
Part V. Career Dilemmas
Chapter 15. Mary, Don't You Weep: A Feminist Nun's Vocation / Sister Sojourner Truth 245
Chapter 16. Becoming an Entrepreneur / Deloise (Dee) A. Frisque 259
Chapter 17. Light on a Dark Path: Self-Discovery among White Women / Marian Cannon Dornell 271
Chapter 18. The Accidental Advocate: Life Coaching as a Feminist Vocation / Anitra L. Nevels 283
List of Contributors 293
Index 297
Additional Authors: White, Aaronette M
Notes: LCCN: 2009033540
ISBN: 9781438431413 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1438431414 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781438431420 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1438431422 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 436221138
ISBN/ISSN: 9781438431413