Monthly Archives: September 2010

Review of “The Struggle of Negro Women For Sex and Race Emancipation” by Elise Johnson McDougald

Elise Johnson McDougald distinguishes the many roles played by women and focuses on concerns of racial equality. McDougald is not fully challenging the stereotypes generally associated with black women in society.  In fact, she is somewhat enforcing it, saying that … Continue reading

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Review of “The Progress of Colored Women” by Mary Church Terell

The opening statement was something powerful.  This statement is probably amidst the thoughts of many white women.  They become amazed and flabbergasted at the thought of a black woman succeeding against the norms of what is portrayed to be a … Continue reading

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Review of “The Status of Women In America” by Anna Julia Cooper

The status of women in America “marks the dawn of a new day”. (Cooper 44)  While the image of women portrayed by society at first was nothing other than doing domestic work, we are now amongst and adherent of a … Continue reading

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Review of “Not By Degrees: Feminist Theory and Education” by Charlotte Bunch

This article so intricately coincides with the article, “Claiming An Education” by Adrienne Rich.  In this invigorating article, Bunch highlights the image of a woman portrayed to us by society and inspires us to break through.  Women are not designed … Continue reading

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Review of “Claiming An Education” by Adrienne Rich

The fundamental principle in Rich’s article is that we, as students should not receive an education, but to claim one. All our lives we have acted as empty vessels, soaking up the information that society thought we should know.  A … Continue reading

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Hello world!

…just a Spelman girl making a choice to change the world, but first I will start by saying, “Hello”.

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