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When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost

When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost gives voice to the most intimate thoughts of the post-Civil Rights, post-feminist, post-soul generation.

Offering a provocative and powerful look into the life of the modern black woman: a complex world in which feminists often have not-so-clandestine affairs with the most sexist of men, where women who treasure their independence frequently prefer men who pick up the tab, where the deluge of babymothers & babyfathers reminds black women who long for marriage that traditional nuclear families are a reality for less than forty percent of the population, and where black women are forced to make sense of a world where truth is no longer black and white but subtle, intriguing shades of gray.

Author

Joan Morgan

A VOICE FROM THE
SOUTH

A Voice from the South is the only book published by one of the most prominent African American women scholars and educators of her era. Born a slav, Anna Julio Haywood Cooper would go on to become the fourth African American woman to earn a doctoral degree…

Author

Anna J. Cooper

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