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VIDEO: Me (@jmjafrx) at Abandoned Margins: Policing the Black Female Body at UICA

Panel Talk: Abandoned Margins: Policing the Black Female Body

About the panel:

Join us for a discussion led by a panel of community organizers, scholars, and artists as we investigate depictions of the black female body in art and in United States’ popular culture. The panel will recognize ways that traditional representations of black women aid in systemic racism and marginalization, and will consider methods for using visual language to challenge stereotypes instead of perpetuate them.

Check out the video below and click through for a link to a digital download of the audiobook More than a Woman.

Joan Morgan on Body Butter, Black Diasporic Narratives, and New Orleans as the Inspiration for “Wench”

Joan Morgan discusses her body butter line Emily Jayne, making homeopathic therapies in her home, and connecting both to histories of slavery and black diasporic…