I did a thing (and it has to do with researching African American Breastfeeding in Mississippi)

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[Image]: My (fully loaded) car in front of the state sign. It reads: Welcome To Mississippi – Birthplace of America’s Music. I finally made it to Mississippi – to the Delta. And I’ve been here for just over a week! The drive was long and good – I got snowed in for a couple of […]

The Top 10 + ONE Reasons Why I focus on Black Women’s Breastfeeding – And Won’t Apologize!

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  Some people are taken back when I tell them I’m interested in Black women’s breastfeeding. When I’m in conversations with (usually non-Black) people who are advocates, or even others who are not necessarily into the ‘breastfeeding thing’, and we’re on the subject and somewhere in there in there I mention that I want to see […]

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 + Giveaway :: ANOTHER KIND OF PUBLIC EDUCATION: Race, Schools, the Media, and Democratic Possibliities (Closed)

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What does democracy mean to you? Dr. Patricia Hill Collins uses her critical consciousness and sociological imagination to bring us another illuminating text. ANOTHER KIND OF PUBLIC EDUCATION: Race, Schools, the Media, and Democratic Possibilities, is Dr. Collins’s most recent work, written in 2009, and  examines the meaning of democracy, and shows us the way education can have the greatest impact, […]