Names We Call Home

Names We Call Home

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Names We Call Home is a ground-breaking collection of essays which articulate the dynamics of racial identity in contemporary society. The first volume of its kind, Names We Call Home offers autobiographical essays, poetry, and interviews to highlight the historical, social, and cultural influences that inform racial identity and make possible resistance to myriad forms of injustice.After struggling with my rage about appropriation and/or erasure by Black women for years, I went back to Hawaia#39;i for the first time in a decade, ... I was terrified, wasna#39;t even going to go until one night when helping the collective make banners for the gathering, they all demanded to know why not. ... beached in the academy , I became lighter and lighter, though my eyes stayed dark with layers of pain.

Title:Names We Call Home
Author:Becky Thompson, Sangeeta Tyagi
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-05-13


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