Posts Tagged ‘ African American Women ’

Black Women: Redeeming and Regenerating African Americans

March 26, 2014
Black Women: Redeeming and Regenerating African Americans

In honor of Women’s History Month, the African American Breakthrough Series will feature the writing and voice of Anna Julia Cooper.  Born in 1858 in North Carolina to her enslaved mother, Hannah Stanley Haywood, Anna Julia Cooper spent her lifetime of over a century redefining the limitations and opportunities for women of color in...
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What Anna Julia Cooper Can Teach America and the Women’s Movement

March 20, 2014
What Anna Julia Cooper Can Teach America and the Women’s Movement

Women’ History Month In honor of Women’s History Month, the African American Breakthrough Series will feature the writing and voice of Anna Julia Cooper.  Born in 1858 in North Carolina to her enslaved mother, Hannah Stanley Haywood, Anna Julia Cooper spent her lifetime of over a century redefining the limitations and opportunities for women...
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African American Women: A Corrective Force In History

March 14, 2010
African American Women: A Corrective Force In History

That African American Women have been a powerful social force in the struggle to end oppression-slavery and Jim Crowism- is indisputable. History show that beginning with the long period of enslavement, black women were in the vanguard in resisting the degradation and dehumanization attendant to American slavery, which included forced separation of children from...
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Women in History: Strong and Beautiful Black Women Keep on Coming

March 7, 2010
Women in History: Strong and Beautiful Black Women Keep on Coming

The extraordinary achievements of African American women did not grow out of the degradation of slavery or segregation, but out of a legacy of courage, resourcefulness, initiative and dignity. For example, a look at the African American Freedom movement and an examination of the triumphs of black women in recent years show what black...
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