Black Women as Leaders: Challenging and Transforming Society

Black Women as Leaders: Challenging and Transforming Society

by Lori Latrice Martin

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Overview

This book examines how black women have identified challenges in major social institutions across history and demonstrated adaptive leadership in mobilizing people to tackle those challenges facing black communities.

  • Connects ideas on adaptive leadership with material on race, class, and gender
  • Recognizes black women as actively engaged in the practice of leadership as opposed to passively involved in largely supportive and/or subordinate roles
  • Simultaneously explores a host of important contemporary issues and the significant impact of black women on and their ability to tackle each issue
  • Provides recommendations for increasing the number of black women prepared to face oppression on multiple fronts

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440866258
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/14/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 183
File size: 680 KB

About the Author

Lori Latrice Martin is professor of sociology and African and African American studies at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. She is author of several books.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

1 Black Women and the Activist Challenge 1

2 Black Women and Educational Reform 27

3 Black Women and Criminal Justice Reform 47

4 Black Women Athletes and Racial Stereotypes and Myths 67

5 The Women behind the Hashtag 89

6 Black Women: Mothers, Metro Council Members, and Mayors 107

7 Black Women and the Dawning of a New Decade 123

Notes 129

Bibliography 151

Index 177

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