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America, Goddam: Violence, Black Women, and the Struggle for Justice

America, Goddam: Violence, Black Women, and the Struggle for Justice

Lindsey, Treva B.

Hardcover

CriminologySocial MovementsWomen's Studies

Publisher Price: $24.95

ISBN10: 0520384490
ISBN13: 9780520384491
Publisher: Univ Of California Pr
Published: Apr 5 2022
Pages: 342
Weight: 1.25
Height: 1.20 Width: 5.60 Depth: 8.40
Language: English
Required reading for all Americans.―Kirkus Reviews
A powerful account of violence against Black women and girls in the United States and their fight for liberation.

Echoing the energy of Nina Simone's searing protest song that inspired the title, this book is a call to action in our collective journey toward just futures.

America, Goddam explores the combined force of anti-Blackness, misogyny, patriarchy, and capitalism in the lives of Black women and girls in the United States today.

Through personal accounts and hard-hitting analysis, Black feminist historian Treva B. Lindsey starkly assesses the forms and legacies of violence against Black women and girls, as well as their demands for justice for themselves and their communities. Combining history, theory, and memoir, America, Goddam renders visible the gender dynamics of anti-Black violence. Black women and girls occupy a unique status of vulnerability to harm and death, while the circumstances and traumas of this violence go underreported and understudied. America, Goddam allows readers to understand

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