I Am Woman: Expressions of Black Womanhood in America (Paperback)

I Am Woman: Expressions of Black Womanhood in America By Lashawnda Jones, Abena Amoah (Contribution by), Renee D. Flagler (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Lashawnda Jones, Abena Amoah (Contribution by), Renee D. Flagler (Contribution by)
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I AM WOMAN: Expressions of Black Womanhood in America is a triumphant response to centuries of oppression, neglect, and abuse. It's a tribute to the women in America who are not seen, heard, honored, or appreciated, yet are always relied upon to support every layer of society. This collection of images and words is an expression of how Black Women in America see themselves. Who they believe they are as individuals in private, public, as a community, and as givers and receivers of ancestral grace. Comprised of portraits, poetry, essays, and speeches, I AM WOMAN reaches back to Isabel de Olvera who swore an affidavit in 1600 declaring her freedom from marriage and slavery to the deeply inspiring election of Kamala Harris as the first Afro-Asian American Vice President of the United States of America.


Photographed, compiled, and edited by LaShawnda Jones, I AM WOMAN: Expressions of Black Womanhood in America weaves together contributions from women across the United States throughout its history.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780977617937
ISBN-10: 0977617939
Publisher: Harvest Life Publishing
Publication Date: June 19th, 2021
Pages: 196
Language: English