You are here

Race, Identity, and Privilege from the Us to the Congo (Critical Africana Studies) (Hardcover)

Race, Identity, and Privilege from the Us to the Congo (Critical Africana Studies) Cover Image
Not currently available
Usually arrives at our store in 2-8 business days.

Description


In July 1961, five months after Patrice Lumumba's assassination, 14-year-old Brenda F. Berrian's consciousness was raised by her family's move to the turbulent Republic of the Congo. Race, Identity, and Privilege from the US to the Congo traces Berrian's experiences of subsequently traveling the United States, Canada, France, and three other African countries against the backdrop of emerging African independence and the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. Detailing the complexities she faced in her global identity as a Black woman, Berrian explores how the love and support of her parents and her developing racial, feminist, and political consciousness--strengthened by her embrace of literature and music of the African diaspora--prepared her to deal with adversity, stereotypes, and grief along the way. See more info about the book here: www.brendafberrian.com.

About the Author


Brenda F. Berrian is professor emerita of Africana studies at the University of Pittsburgh.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781793642318
ISBN-10: 1793642311
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: February 23rd, 2021
Pages: 248
Language: English
Series: Critical Africana Studies

Terms and Conditions

© 2009-2015 Words, LLC | 179 Maplewood Avenue | Maplewood NJ 07040 | 973-763-9500 | info@wordsbookstore.com