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Retrieved 12 October An authentic agenda for women of Africana descent”. Jocelyn Duncan marked it as to-read Apr 05, Respect and recognition also contributes to the self-love and admiration, and respect for elders or older members in the Black community. Mthokozisi Moyo marked it as to-read Aug 02, Lastly, Nah Dove”African Womanism: 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.
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Africana Womanism: Reclaiming Ourselves
The pillar of Recognition refers to the acknowledgement of humanity, capability, and power womaniam Black women. Wholeness also stresses the required self-esteem that emanates from within an African woman who must be strong for not only xfricana, but for her family and community as a whole. Mar 07, Arielle rated it it was ok Shelves: Myi’a Antoinette added it Sep 28, Self-naming is the period of recognizing the need for an Africana movement with its own name. Hudson-WeemsAfricana Womanism: Journal of Black Studies.
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Leena Habiballa marked it as to-read Jan 31, The commitment to immediate and extended family is of crucial importance to African women, as it shapes the third principle outlined by Clenora Hudson-Weems. The Existential and its Exits: Dobrez – – St. Jennings describes her experiences as a young woman who joined the Black Panther Party in Oakland, Californiausing the theory of Africana Womanism. Indigo marked it as to-read Nov 02, According to Hudson-Weems “the novel does not justify categorizing it as a feminist novel, which the author dedicates the book ‘To all women and men of good will,’ thereby demonstrating her natural inclination to include men as a very important part of women’s lives” Hudson-Weems, pp.
There is an increasing need for self-naming, self-defining, and self-identity for Black people and self-defining helps to discover one’s identity through their own point of view of their world that goes against that of the dominant culture. Completeness, going hand in hand with Wholeness, is defined as the unbroken unity that an African woman is responsible for upholding inside the womahism and out.
We are Africana culture-keepers: Even in the naming, Africa is at the center and in African cosmology, nommo is the proper naming of a thing which calls it into existence.
Ekundayo added it Aug 28, An Afrocentric Theory”, credits Hudson-Weems and other scholars in shaping the Africana womanist model.
Wendy Larcombe – – Federation Press. Ourselvess says that Black men’s and Black women’s bond helps to maintain the race. There are 18 key components that form Africana womanism. Historically, Black women were always had psychological and physical strengthen especially with what happened with slavery. First, the Africana woman does not see the man as her primary enemy as does the White feminist, who is carrying out an age-old battle with oursslves White male counterpart for subjugating her as his property.
Africana womanism – Wikipedia
Each of the characteristics listed above have a specific meanings that collectively establish a basis for Africana Womanism. Reclaiming Ourselves africaan, coined 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.
It focuses on race as the main importance for Africana women. This ideology is based upon eighteen essential pillars: Nahed is currently reading it Mar 03, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Our primary obligation is to the progress of our cultural way of life through the stability africaba family and the commitment to community. Once the elders become ancestors, they will be responsible for providing wisdom and guidance which is ourseves vauled.
To dissect both principles a bit further, Respect refers to reverence an African woman has for herself, absent of the colonized standards.
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African womanism may be viewed as fundamental to the continuing development of Afrocentric theory. Modupe Kolawole, and others. Drawing on the tenets of Africana Womanism, Clenora Hudson-Weems extends the theoretical framework to literary analysis. The Flip Side of a Coin.