Race and “Feminism”

While some prefer to toss the term “feminism” around as a catch all phrase it can be offensive to those who understand the reasoning behind the creation of the term “womanism.” Womanism:  Coined by Alice Walker to include those who are African American that are in the fight for women’s right, it isn’t a sort of… Continue reading Race and “Feminism”

Race in Literature

The case of majoring in English has always been a debate when I enrolled into school at Virginia Commonwealth University. It has lot to do with the fact that I spent a majority of my childhood reading so many novels that I knew it would be a waste of money to reread those same novels… Continue reading Race in Literature