Conversations by Johnnetta B. Cole
Straight Talk with America's Sister President

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Dr. Cole speaks directly to her younger  sisters--America's Black women--and calls out to them to  take or active role, as she is doing, to help make  their world a better  place.


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About Johnnetta B. Cole

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Johnnetta Betsch Cole is the President of Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina. She is President emerita of Spelman College and Professor emerita of anthropology, Women's Studies, and African American Studies at Emory University. A nationally known African American feminist-intellectual, she is the author of several books, including Conversations: Straight Talk with America's Sister President.Beverly Guy-Sheftall is the Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women's Studies and English, and the Director of the Women's Research and Resource Center at Spelman College. She is the editor of Words of Fire: An Anthology of African American Feminist Thought and coeditor (With Rudolph Byrd) of Traps: African American Men on Gender and Sexuality among many other publications. She lives in Atlanta.From the Hardcover edition.
 
Published March 2, 2011 by Anchor. 208 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Gay & Lesbian, History. Non-fiction

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The first female president of Spelman College in Atlanta cogently discusses racism, feminism, ethnocentrism and the benefits of education as an instrument of political change.

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``We African American women must cure whatever ails us,'' states the president of Spelman College in Atlanta, in this anecdotal discourse--on her life, and on race, feminism and education--addressed directly, but not exclusively, to young black women.

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