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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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Heroines In History: African American Women In All Their Glory

March 20, 2011
Heroines In History: African American Women In All Their Glory

Who Will Speak Our Legacy But Us? You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise -Maya Angelou The epic story of African American women rising from the ash of slavery is still and untold and undervalued...
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Black Women: Seeking Memory and Marriage Part I

October 30, 2010

Come home from the movies black girls and boys the picture be over and the screen/ be cold as our neighborhood come home from the show/ don’t be the show come home from the movies/ black girls and boys show our fathers how to walk like men/ they already know how do dance -Lucille...
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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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Black Women in History: Teachers of a Better Tomorrow

March 16, 2009

The history of women in America is the story of the struggle to create a better society and a new woman and man to inhabit that society. The women’s struggle, characterize most definitely by women of color, in particular African American women, provide lessons for the creation of a new woman and man in...
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Women’s History Month Tribute

March 2, 2009

The contribution of women to the forward flow of human civilization is a hidden chapter in the unfolding of world history. Women have achieved in spite of gender, race and class barriers making profound contributions in all areas of life and society. They have refused to let men or limits of society downgrade their...
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