“mourning my inner [blackgirl] child”
By reelaviolette botts-ward
(Nomadic Press, 2021)
About the Book
Dr. Beverly Guy Sheftall, Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies, provided an affirmative blurb of this work, stating, “botts-ward makes a significant contribution to the embryonic field of Black Girlhood Studies. Her Black feminist analysis of what can be learned from girlhood trauma is refreshing and pioneering.” reelaviolette is a doctoral candidate in the African Diaspora Studies department at the University of California, Berkeley, where she researches Black women’s healing spaces. This book, an extension of her research, uses poetics as a tool for translating academic theory to broader audiences. To learn more about ree’s work, visit blackwomxnhealing.com/book.
Posted By Book, 07 Mar 2021