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Constricted Religious Responses

Traci C. West

in Solidarity and Defiant Spirituality: Africana Lessons on Religion, Racism, and Ending Gender Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479849031
eISBN:
9781479851737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479849031.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter criticizes racial and religious assumptions in well-meaning responses to gender violence against black women in the United States, citing sexist Christian clergy betrayals of trust and ... More


Conclusion: Extending the Dream

W. Jason Miller

in Origins of the Dream: Hughes's Poetry and King's Rhetoric

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060446
eISBN:
9780813050713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060446.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The conclusion examines additional connections between King and Hughes beyond the metaphor of dreaming. Hughes’s speech in Accra, Ghana, in 1962 ends with an alternate version of “Youth” that closely ... More


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