Black Femininity

  • Stephanie Awotwi-Pratt Editorial Member TWWS
Keywords: black woman, femininity, blackness, appropriation

Abstract

Stephanie Awotwi-Pratt is a third year Gender and Women’s Studies student with an interest in African and Black female experiences of oppression, racialization, and sexism; this poem encapsulates what it means to be a black feminine body today.  

Author Biography

Stephanie Awotwi-Pratt, Editorial Member TWWS

Stephanie Awotwi-Pratt is a Gender and Women’s Studies student with an interest in African and Black female experiences of oppression, racialization, and sexism. The poem encapsulates some of the origins of racialization Black and African women faced and continually face as a direct result of colonialism. Histories of fraught race and gender relations between African women and colonized oppressors, supplement understandings of race relations today. 

Published
2020-02-29