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Author Johnson, Lakesia D.
Title Iconic : decoding images of the revolutionary Black woman / Lakesia D. Johnson.
Published Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  E185.86 .J6433 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 173 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents The myth of the angry black woman : from Sojourner Truth to Michelle Obama -- Revolutionary black women in the news : the politics of Angela Davis and Kathleen Cleaver -- Revolutionary black women in film : blaxploitation and the legacy of Pam Grier -- Revolutionary black women in literature : the narratives of Alice Walker and Audre Lorde -- Revolutionary black women and music : the hip-hop feminism of Erykah Badu and Me'shell Ndegéocello -- The many images of the revolutionary black woman : Michelle Obama reconsidered.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
Summary "A visual and narrative iconography of the Black female revolutionary across a variety of media texts and historical contexts"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Women, Black -- United States -- History.
African American women -- United States.
Women revolutionaries -- United States -- History.
ISBN 1602586446 (hardback)
9781602586444 (hardback)
Standard # 40021272440
OCLC number 779259168