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Saints Tales

Deidre Helen Crumbley

in Saved and Sanctified: The Rise of a Storefront Church in Great Migration Philadelphia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039848
eISBN:
9780813043791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039848.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter contains life histories of ten founding church elders, who are currently in their 80s and 90s. All of the narratives begin with a socio-historical snapshot of the elders' hometowns, ... More


Introduction

Alice Knox Eaton, Maxine Lavon Montgomery, Shirley A. Stave, Alice Knox Eaton, Maxine Lavon Montgomery, and Shirley A. Stave (eds)

in New Critical Essays on Toni Morrison’s God Help the Child: Race, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828873
eISBN:
9781496828927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828873.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

In her eleventh novel, God Help the Child, Toni Morrison returns to several of the signature themes explored in her previous work: pernicious beauty standards for women, particularly African American ... More


The Power of Witnessing: Confronting Trauma in God Help the Child

Evelyn Jaffe Schreiber

in New Critical Essays on Toni Morrison's God Help the Child: Race, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828873
eISBN:
9781496828927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828873.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

God Help the Child illustrates the possibility of confronting trauma to claim a worthy self through a complex process of testimony. Both Bride and Booker reconstruct past traumas, first by ... More


Mixed-Heritage Identities in the Eighteenth Century

A. B. Wilkinson

in Blurring the Lines of Race and Freedom: Mulattoes and Mixed Bloods in English Colonial America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469658995
eISBN:
9781469659015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658995.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The second half of the book, beginning with the fourth chapter, turns more to mixed-race identity and looks at the self-identification of Mulattoes in the eighteenth-century British colonies. People ... More


Négritude beats Bollywood

Shobana Shankar

in An Uneasy Embrace: Africa, India and the Spectre of Race

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197619407
eISBN:
9780197632918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197619407.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

An African-Indian cultural economy continues to grow through music, dance, film, and fashion. This chapter focuses on Senegalese-Indian connections following the arrival of the first Senegalese ... More


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