Chapter 7 & 8 – Thick

29 Mar

Black Girlhood, Interrupted – Chapter 7 In this chapter, Cottom shares her experiences of being a young black girl. She shares how society perceives Black young girls and women. From a young age, Cottom realized that it was not easy … Read More »

Angela Davis Chapters 9-13

14 Mar

In Chapter 9, Angela Davis outlines the relationship between class and gender on the suffrage movement. In the Civil War era, white women began working outside their homes more than ever despite the still present male supremacy in the labor … Read More »

Davis Chapters 5-8

13 Mar

In chapter 5, Angela Davis discusses black people’s history with domestic work and specifically how domestic work has never been liberatory for black females because it has always been their only option. She also draws a parallel between slavery and … Read More »

Davis Chapters 1-4

9 Mar

Angela Davis is a scholar, activist, and teacher known for her work on issues of race, class, gender, and feminism. In her book Women, Race and Class, Davis begins by tracing the efforts of the women’s suffrage movement in the … Read More »