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We Can Speak for Ourselves by Paul Williams

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Published by Brookline Books/Lumen Editions .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Current Events / General,
  • Services For The Mentally Challenged,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • People with mental disabilitie,
  • People with mental disabilities,
  • Rehabilitation,
  • Self-help groups

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10228481M
ISBN 100253289157
ISBN 109780253289155
OCLC/WorldCa10322901

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We Can Speak is an intervention of self-representation that provides a counternarrative from Black mothers in urban communities of Chicago. A qualitative methods approach was employed in two rounds of interviews with five : Billye N. Rhodes. We Can Speak for Ourselves is a necessary read for everyone, especially Black mothers, who are on the front lines of the Black Lives Matter Movement. After all, the movement at its core is about resisting the anti-Black society in which Black mothers are forced to raise their children.   “We Can Speak for Ourselves is a necessary read for everyone, especially Black mothers, who are on the front lines of the Black Lives Matter Movement. After all, the movement at its core is about resisting the anti-Black society in Pages: From the row houses of Baltimore to the stoops of Brooklyn, the New York Times bestselling author of The Cook Up lays bare the voices of the most vulnerable and allows their stories to uncover the systematic injustice threaded within our society. Honest and eye-opening, the pages of We Speak for Ourselves “are abundant with wisdom and wit; integrity and love, not to .

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