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Author Parks, Sheri

Title Fierce angels : the strong black woman in American life and culture / Sheri Parks

Publ Info New York : One World/Ballantine Books, [2010]
Edition First edition
 CCRI-Newport  E185.86 .P277 2010    AVAILABLE
 PC  E185.86 .P277 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E185.86 .P277 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  E185.86 P277 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxiii, 244 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Ch. 1. The Sacred Dark Feminine -- Ch. 2. She Made It Paradise -- Ch. 3. Pop Goddesses -- Ch. 4. "You Say 'Angry Black Woman' Like It's a Bad Thing" -- Ch. 5. Becoming Coretta: A Cautionary Tale -- Ch. 6. Fierce Angels
LC subject African American women in popular culture
African American women
Women -- United States -- Identity
ISBN 9780345503145 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0345503147 (hbk. : alk. paper)