Building Arks Through Collaboration in Black Breastfeeding Support: I AM My Sister’s Keeper (Video)

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I came across a video by the exceptional Johnetta B. Cole who, over the past while, has been on my list of women I most admire. Now, I do have my biases on why I refer to her this way, and admit some of these come from being exposed to her work as well as […]

Book Review :: Black Feminist Archaeology

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BLACK FEMINIST ARCHAEOLOGY is written by Whitney Battle-Baptiste, PhD, historical archaeologist and associate professor of archaeology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. This author, who is “interested in race, gender, and cultural landscapes,”shows that too often in mainstream archaeological theory, Black culture and the experiences of Black women and our families are overlooked and dismissed. […]

Book Review :: THE DANCE CLAIMED ME: A BIOGRAPHY OF PEARL PRIMUS

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THE DANCE CLAIMED ME: A BIOGRAPHY OF PEARL PRIMUS, is written by professor of dance, Peggy Schwartz, and Literature teacher, Murray Schwartz, who are well-qualified to write on behalf of this icon, since their personal relationship with Ms. Primus, meeting her at the University of Massachusetts, is what prompted this story of her life. In […]