!!> KINDLE ➜ When and Where I Enter ❤ Author Paula J. Giddings – Pcusati.info

!!> KINDLE ➜ When and Where I Enter  ❤ Author Paula J. Giddings – Pcusati.info When And Where I Enter Is An Eloquent Testimonial To The Profound Influence Of African American Women On Race And Women S Movements Throughout American History Drawing On Speeches, Diaries, Letters, And Other Original Documents, Paula Giddings Powerfully Portrays How Black Women Have Transcended Racist And Sexist Attitudes Often Confronting White Feminists And Black Male Leaders Alike To Initiate Social And Political Reform From The Open Disregard For The Rights Of Slave Women To Examples Of Today S Covert Racism And Sexism In Civil Rights And Women Sorganizations, Giddings Illuminates The Black Woman S Crusade For Equality In The Process, She Paints Unforgettable Portraits Of Black Female Leaders, Such As Anti Lynching Activist Ida B Wells, Educator And FDR Adviser Mary McLeod Bethune, And The Heroic Civil Rights Leader Fannie Lou Hamer, Among Others, Who Fought Both Overt And Institutionalized Oppression When And Where I Enter Reveals The Immense Moral Power Black Women Possessed And Sought To Wield Throughout Their History The Same Power That Prompted Anna Julia Cooper In 1892 To Tell A Group Of Black Clergymen, Only The Black Woman Can Say When And Where I Enter, In The Quiet, Undisputed Dignity Of My Womanhood, Without Violence And Without Suing Or Special Patronage, Then And There The Whole Race Enters With Me.


10 thoughts on “When and Where I Enter

  1. Cam Cam says:

    This..taught me alot Like holy shit, I never heard of 90% of the women mentioned in this book and this is despite how enormous steps they ve taken, the sacrifices they made and battles they fought Goddamn, it took me a while to get through it, but I am glad


  2. Khemauset Ankh Khemauset Ankh says:

    When and Where I Enter is a very informative book Another story history doesn t tell in the mainstream Black women weren t just collectively sitting around twittling their thumbs We were doing it even while we raised other people s children, picked cotton and cooked d


  3. Naima Naima says:

    This is one of the best books I ve ever read So informative and so inspiring This book spans from the 18th Century to the 1980s and follows different Black Liberation Movements I recommend it for all


  4. Charmaine Charmaine says:

    When and Where I Enter The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America, is a informational text which gives insight into the lives of African Americans during the 19th and 20th century Paula Giddings writes about the historical events that shaped the lives of Ida B Wells and Marry C


  5. Jocelyn Jocelyn says:

    The whole book is compelling and illuminating, but the chapters on the Moynihan Report and the failure of Shirley Chisolm s presidential campaign and the ERA are worth the price of admission alone.


  6. Allison Allison says:

    A very insightful look at the intersection between race and gender, called intersectionality Anyone looking at studying feminism needs to look at this ground breaking work on intersectionality.


  7. Rooks Rooks says:

    Really like a 4.5 due to the limitations of being written in 1984, but still.


  8. Stacie C Stacie C says:

    Everything has a historical context It s important to understand and recognize that fact All of the movements we re seeing today have a historical context We ll take the Women s March for example There was quite a bit of criticism leveled at the Women s March because of its approach to intersectional feminism and what that wou


  9. blakeR blakeR says:

    I came to this book from a recent list of must reads given by Ta Nehisi Coates, and I m glad to have been enlightened on the subject From the title I was expectingof a philosophical discussion, so I was surprised to encounter basically a straight history of the role of Black women in the struggle for racial and gender equality since the


  10. Randie D. Camp, M.S. Randie D. Camp, M.S. says:

    Paula Giddings book, When and Where I Enter, has been accepted and praised by several organizations, Black intellectuals, and feminists The Women s Review of Books calls Giddings work the best interpretation of black women and race and sex that we have In chapter six, To Be a Woman, Sublime The Ideas of the National Black Women s Club Movement to


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