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Sisters of the Yam : Black Women and Self-Recovery
by Bell Hooks


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In "Sisters of the Yam," bell hooks reflects on the ways in which the emotional health of black women has been and continues to be impacted by sexism and racism. Desiring to create a context where black females could both work on their individual efforts for self-actualization while remaining connected to a larger world of collective struggle, hooks articulates the link between self-recovery and political resistance.  Read more...


 
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Overview

In "Sisters of the Yam," bell hooks reflects on the ways in which the emotional health of black women has been and continues to be impacted by sexism and racism. Desiring to create a context where black females could both work on their individual efforts for self-actualization while remaining connected to a larger world of collective struggle, hooks articulates the link between self-recovery and political resistance. Both an expression of the joy of self-healing and the need to be ever vigilant in the struggle for equality, "Sisters of the Yam" continues to speak to the experience of black womanhood.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781138821682
  • ISBN-10: 1138821683
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publish Date: October 2014
  • Page Count: 198
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.5 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.52 pounds


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