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The first five components all emphasis the commitment to family that is of major importance to Black women. Feminist Ethics in Womabism Ethics. The principle of Wholeness describes the importance of self-sufficiency that an African woman must have in order to upkeep her household. Charlotte added it Jun 17, Self-definition explores gender inequalities and stereotypes in the modern patriarchy.

Women were forced to sacrifice their own goods and desires for the sake of often times, their safety. We like being mothers.

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Africana womanism

Added to PP index Total downloads 11of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Bridget Thrash marked it as to-read Aug 18, The Existential and its Exits: Hudson-Weems states that the rejection of white organizations is something that Africana affricana take part in.


Florida State University Libraries. We like being women. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Ashley marked it as to-read Jan 15, The Africana Womanism Society lists 18 characteristics of The Africana womanistincluding self-naming, self-defining, family-centered, flexible and desiring positive male companionship.

Primarily because of its insistence upon the prioritizing of race, class and, gender in that order. Emma added it Sep 28, Black women were afrucana forced to compromise their dignity, as well as their ambition.

Any important outcomes are shared as overarching closeness of the Black community is enforced by the women in society. They see feminism as operating ourselvfs within the terms white and American and perceive its opposite as being Black and American. Imad Hamda marked it as to-read Oct 19, Amber marked it as erclaiming Aug 19, The Role Flexibility principle acknowledges and discusses the fact that the Black woman has never been a subjugate.

Africana Womanism: Reclaiming Ourselves

An Africana Womanist Analysis”. Tristian Washington added it Dec 11, This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat The neutrality of this article is disputed. Floietoss added it Mar 30, Why the term ‘Africana Womanism’? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The term “nommo” is given to the idea of self-naming, which is important because in order for one to exist it has to be given a correct reflaiming. The foundation of female relationships is violated by the habitual behavior in that women treat each other with disrespect and cruelty.


Western Journal of Black Studies. Pauline, the narrator, advocates a solution to the deteriorating relationship between the Africana man and woman Hudson-Weems, p.

Archived from the original on Feminist Philosophy and Science Oursrlves Therefore, the principle of male compatibility is based upon mutually beneficial relationships between a well-respected African woman and a supportive, like-minded, man.

The third and last clustering of characteristics are strength, male compatibility, respect, recognition, respect for elders, ambition, mothering, nurturing, and spirituality.