Tea Talk: Ain’t I a Woman

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Tea Talk: Ain’t I a Woman

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FREE

2018 Tea talk

In the wake of Democrat Doug Jones’ victory in the Alabama special election, Black women again became icons, trapped in a cycle of ennoblement, flattening, and dehumanization.

Black women and girls have continually been on the front lines of progressive change movements, using their voices and stories to mobilize intersectional coalitions to dismantle oppressive systems. Yet, they are routinely portrayed in television and film as sassy, neck-rolling harpies with major attitude problems. Black women say these depictions have real world consequences in their lives and careers.
Presenters
Delia Konzett, Professor of English, University of New Hampshire
Courtney Marshall, Instructor in English, Philips Exeter Academy
Professor Aria Halliday,
Professor Kabria Baumgartner,

Part of the 2018 Elinor Williams Hooker Tea Talks – READ MORE

Details

Date:
February 25
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
FREE

Venue

Portsmouth Public Library, Livingston Room
175 Parrott Ave
Portsmouth, NH 03801
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Phone:
617-539-6886
Contact Info
Mail: PO Box 6772, Portsmouth NH 03801
Phone: 617-539-6886
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