Category: Keyshana Edwards


The History of Black Women in America has been a struggling story because of the oppression they faced by white supremacists. From the beginning of slavery in 1619, Black Women… Read more »

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The Essence article highlighted Black women in the 20th century. This article is so liberating because it touches on topics of feminism and beauty standards. When beauty standards are discussed,… Read more »


Primary Sources:  Angelou, Maya. Harold Bloom, editor. 1996. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. New York :Chelsea House Publishers. Buchanan, Beverly. Rituals and Ruins. 1981. Brooklyn, New York Museum. Database:… Read more »