Black Feminist Studies: The Case of Anna Julia Cooper

@article{GuySheftall2009BlackFS,
  title={Black Feminist Studies: The Case of Anna Julia Cooper},
  author={Beverly Guy‐Sheftall},
  journal={African American Review},
  year={2009},
  volume={43},
  pages={11 - 15}
}
Anna Julia Cooper--feminist, human tights advocate, educational reformer ... teacher, lecturer, scholar, the author of essays, vignettes, and poems.--Louise Daniel Hutchinson, 1981 Black feminist studies, which emerged in the 1970s as a corrective to both black studies and women's studies, probes the silences, erasures, distortions, and complexities surrounding the experiences of peoples of African descent wherever they live. The early scholarship was comparable to the painstaking excavation… 
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