New PDF release: Hear Our Truths: The Creative Potential of Black Girlhood

By Ruth Nicole Brown

This quantity examines how Saving Our Lives pay attention Our Truths, or SOLHOT, a thorough adolescence intervention, presents an area for the artistic functionality and expression of Black girlhood and the way this creativity informs different realizations approximately Black girlhood and womanhood. based in 2006 and co-organized by way of the writer, SOLHOT is an intergenerational collective organizing attempt that celebrates and acknowledges Black ladies as manufacturers of tradition and information. ladies speak about assorted expressions of Black girlhood, critique the problems which are very important to them, and create paintings that retains their lived reports at its center.


Drawing at once from her stories in SOLHOT, Ruth Nicole Brown argues that after Black ladies think about their very own lives, they articulate notably detailed principles approximately their lived stories. She records the artistic power of Black women and girls who're operating jointly to improve unique theories, practices, and performances that verify complexity, interrogate energy, and bring humanizing illustration of Black women' lives. Emotionally and intellectually robust, this publication expands at the paintings of Black feminists and feminists of colour and breaks interesting new floor in Black feminist notion and methodology.

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