Iconic : Decoding Images of the Revolutionary Black Woman

Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2012-08-15
Publisher(s): Baylor Univ Pr
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A visual and narrative iconography of the Black female revolutionary across a variety of media texts and historical contexts.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
The Myth of the Angry Black Womanp. 1
From Sojourner Truth to Michelle Obama
Revolutionary Black Women in the Newsp. 15
The Politics of Angela Davis and Kathleen Cleaver
Revolutionary Black Women in Filmp. 45
Blaxploitation and the Legacy of Pom Grier
Revolutionary Black Women in Literaturep. 67
The Narratives of Alice Walker and Audre horde
Revolutionary Black Women and Musicp. 87
The Hip-Hop Feminism of Erykah Badu and Me'shell Ndegéocello
The Many Images of the Revolutionary Black Womanp. 107
Michelle Obama Reconsidered
Notesp. 129
Filmographyp. 149
Bibliographyp. 151
Indexp. 167
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