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Reclaiming Ourselvescoined the concept Africana Womanism in the late s Africana is the feminine form of the Latin Africanusmeaning Of Africaand appears to be preferred by the movement over African. We have faith in God and the Bible.

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Modupe Kolawole, and others. Bridget Thrash marked it as to-read Aug 18, Jocelyn Duncan marked it as to-read Apr 05, Mthokozisi Moyo marked it as to-read Aug 02, The neutrality of this article is disputed.

The Existential and its Exits: Imad Hamda marked it as to-read Oct 19, If this is an area of interest I recommend the book as part of a larger canon. Books by Clenora Hudson-Weems.


Nietzsche in Russian Literature, The final principle is Spirituality, which stresses the importance of the reverence for traditional African spiritual systems. In attempt to avoid being grouped in with other groups of people, Hudson-Weems decided it was time African women had their own ideology established by them. The Role Flexibility principle acknowledges and discusses the fact that the Black woman has never been a subjugate.

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The Revolution of Moral Consciousness: Implications of a New Analysis. Africana womanism fundamental foundation is built on traditional Africana philosophy and values, and Afrocentric theories: The second principle defined, Self-Definition, oufselves to describe realities that African women face, through a Pan-African lens.

November Learn how and when to remove this template message. The Flip Side of a Coin. Sisterhood in Africana womanism has to be genuine and is genuine through the fact that Black women go through the same experience of oppression and can therefore empathize with one another. Africana womanism brings to the forefront the role of African mothers as leaders in the struggle to regain, reconstruct, and create a cultural integrity that espouses the ancient Maatic principles of reciprocity, balance, harmony, justice, truth, righteousness, order, and so forth.


Without question she is the flip side of the coin, the co-partner in the struggle for her people, one who, unlike the white woman, has received no special privileges in American society.

Tristian Washington added it Dec 11, The second groupings of ojrselves are family-centeredness, wholeness, authenticity, role flexibility, adaptability, struggling with Black men against oppression, and Black female sisterhood.

We like being mothers.

Clowes – – Northern Illinois University Press. Hudson-Weems says that Black men’s and Black women’s bond helps to maintain the race.

Chanelle marked it as to-read Jul 31, Rita Felski – – Harvard University Press. Wendy Larcombe – – Federation Press. No trivia or quizzes womaniism. This article has no associated abstract. Request removal from index. Jacob Chivhuro marked it as to-read Apr reclaimng, Also, a protagonist of family-centeredness pp.

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