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Author Gayles, Gloria Jean Wade.

Title Rooted against the wind : personal essays / Gloria Wade-Gayles.

Published Boston : Beacon Press, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  305.896073092 WADE GA01    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 197 pages ; 21 cm
Contents 1. Who Says an Older Woman Can't/Shouldn't Dance? -- 2. Fissures in the Moon: Sharing Pain in Order to Heal -- 3. Fighting My Homophobia: An Essay of Gratitude for My Students -- 4. A Change of Heart about Matters of the Heart: An Anger Shift from Interracial Marriages to Real Problems -- 5. Going Home Again: The Dilemma of Today's Young Black Intellectuals -- 6. When Race Is Memory and Blackness Is Choice.
Summary Beginning with an engaging look at the mixed blessings of growing older, this is a courageous and intimate collection of personal essasys on subjects as volatile as race relations, rape, and homophobia by the highly acclaimed author of Pushed Back to Strength.
Subject Gayles, Gloria Jean Wade.
African Americans -- Biography.
African American women -- Biography.
African American women -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
ISBN 0807009385 (cloth)