A long time for me to get through this book not because it was ull but because it had me thinking it #Hurt My Heart It Forced #my heart it forced to look outside of myself and my experience I really think this book should be read by everyone Maybe then we could see each other instead of color This book had so many insightful stories and speeches from powerful activist women It was encouraging to read about the steps toward change "that they were taking back then and to see how some " they were taking back then and to see how some those steps have manifest today It was also somewhat Distant Echoes Finding Keys To Life After Abuse disheartening to be reminded thatespite all of that change there are still many of the same oppressive factors at play today Some of the personal anecdotes that were included were truly profound and emotional reads partly because it is saddening and infuriating to know that people lived through such How Debuggers Work Algorithms Data Structures and Architecture difficult times but also because so much of it currently exists albeit in covert ways than in the past I love to read another book like this from the past 10 years to know how other Black women s lived experiences have changed or not changed since this publication. Archives across the country fill in important chapters in the history of America Dr Lerner gives us material which can change images that whites have had of blacks and possibly even those which we as blacks have of ourselves Maya Angelou 'Life'. .
A rich collection of personal stories compiled and presented by women s historian Gerta Lerner This is a very accessible and readable collection of the lives of ordinary women and activists Th amount of work Lerner spent in researching and putting these together is impressive and not at all
ACADEMIC OR DULL BUT THERE Sor An Alien Heat dull but there s lot of information here Put together in 1970 it includes interviews with amazing women who worked on the ground for economic social and political empowerment It sivided into themes that are roughly chronological and though 50 years old it stands the test of time for readability and importance of content Very painful personal histories An interesting book This book contains the papers published "from manuscripts stored in various libraries in America Its content is the "manuscripts stored in various libraries in America Its content is the of black women since the time of the pre exemption until 1970 when a black woman was speak about Womanhood like white women It s frightening to think that those times actually existed But we aren t too far off yet today are we The black women from the white America back then had stre. In this ocumentary history black women themselves tell not only what it's like to be oppressed as #blacks and as women but also how they have managed to survive Here are stories of #and as women but also how they have managed to survive Here are stories of who built a school on a garbage ump; of the little know. ,
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