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From Black Power to Hip Hop: Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism

From Black Power to Hip Hop Racism Nationalism and Feminism In this her groundbreaking book Patricia Hill Collins examines the new forms of racism in American life and the political responses to them Using the experiences of African American men and women as

  • Title: From Black Power to Hip Hop: Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism
  • Author: Patricia Hill Collins
  • ISBN: 9781592130924
  • Page: 186
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this, her groundbreaking book, Patricia Hill Collins examines the new forms of racism in American life and the political responses to them Using the experiences of African American men and women as her touchstone, she covers a wide range of issues that connect questions of race to American identity She follows the long arc of African American responses to racism in thIn this, her groundbreaking book, Patricia Hill Collins examines the new forms of racism in American life and the political responses to them Using the experiences of African American men and women as her touchstone, she covers a wide range of issues that connect questions of race to American identity She follows the long arc of African American responses to racism in the US, from Black Nationalism, to Black feminism, to hip hop Using this genealogy, she then investigates how nationalism has operated and reemerged in the wake of contemporary globalization and the unexpected resurgence of nationalism She then offers an interpretation of how Black nationalism works today in the wake of changing Black youth identity and the continuing need to draw on nationalism and feminism to formulate both a response to racism and a concrete platform of political action.

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    1. Patricia Hill Collins

      Patricia Hill Collins born May 1, 1948 is currently a Distinguished University Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park She is also the former head of the Department of African American Studies at the University of Cincinnati, and the past President of the American Sociological Association Council.Collins work primarily concerns issues involving feminism and gender within the African American community She first came to national attention for her book Black Feminist Thought Knowledge, Consciousness and the Politics of Empowerment, originally published in 1990.Collins was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1948 The only daughter of a factory worker and a secretary, Collins attended the Philadelphia public schools.After obtaining her bachelor s degree from Brandeis University in 1969, she continued on to earn a Master of Arts Degree in Teaching from Harvard University in 1970 From 1970 to 1976, she was a teacher and curriculum specialist at St Joseph Community School, among two others, in Boston She continued on to become the Director of the Africana Center at Tufts University until 1980, after which she completed her doctorate in sociology back at Brandeis in 1984.While earning her PhD, Collins worked as an assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati beginning in 1982 In 1990, Collins published her first book, Black Feminist Thought Knowledge, Consciousness and the Politics of Empowerment A revised tenth anniversary edition of the book was published in 2000, and subsequently translated into Korean in 2009.While working at Tufts, she married Roger L Collins in the year 1977, a professor of education at the University of Cincinnati, with whom she has one daughter, Valerie L Collins.In 1990, Collins was the recipient of the prestigious C Wright Mills Award She was later awarded the Jessie Bernard Award by the American Sociological Association in 1993 For her book Black Sexual Politics African Americans, Gender and the New Racism Routledge, 2005 , she was presented the American Sociological Association Distinguished Scholarly Book Award in 2007.Collins is recognized as a social theorist, drawing from many intellectual traditions her than 40 articles and essays have been published in a wide range of fields, including philosophy, history, psychology, and most notably sociology Moreover, Collins was the recipient of a Sydney Spivack Dissertation Support Award.The University of Cincinnati named Collins The Charles Phelps Taft Professor of Sociology in 1996, making her the first ever African American, and only the second woman, to hold this position She received emeritus status in the Spring of 2005, and became a professor of sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park The University of Maryland named Collins a Distinguished University Professor in 2006 from

    361 Comments


    1. This is a dense one but well-worth the effort. Patricia Hill Collins is incredibly intelligent and articulate. Reading her thoughts on Black nationalism/feminism might just rock your world a bit.


    2. Amazing book about the complexities and relationship between nationalism, racism and feminism in the USA. Whether the reader has little background in social justice issues or is an academic in the field, the book offers interesting insights into race and gender issues that women of colour have to face. Patricia Hill Collins criticizes the shortcomings of social movements in the USA and explain the extent to which these movements have benefited or negatively affected women of colour. This is my f [...]


    3. Just attended a really great event on this same topic definitely reawakened my desire to study this kind of thing more


    4. Not as good as the previous ones. Much more theoretical, and the essays didn't always tie together well. Still, I learned a lot.



    5. I met Her & She was The Nicest Lady, But I actully Lost this Book In a Trip To Pittsburgh. I would Buy It agin to read That Last Chapter


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