June 8, 2015
“The rich tradition of black women’s Christian resistance notwithstanding, the reality is that male lives and male bodies have historically been valued more than women’s lives and women’s bodies, and yet we find black women, now as then, who are progenitors, mobilizers, and sustainers of the contemporary movement for black freedom. As was the case with the civil rights movement of the 20th century and the calls for abolition in the 18th and 19th centuries, black women continue to shape and articulate the significance of the contemporary movement for black lives.”
Read the article by Eboni Marshall Turman in Duke Divinity School’s Divinity Magazine.
posted by Marg Herder