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Today's women expect it all: a successful career, an understanding and equally successful mate, and childrenall wrapped up in a white picket fence. But recent studies show that while black women have ascended to form a new middle class and have attained success in the business sector, black men haven't followed suit. Perhaps as a result, with other sociological and economic factors at play, many successful sistahs are having trouble finding a partner to call their own. Sometimes Rhythm, Sometimes Blues is a groundbreaking anthology that explores the many reasons whyanalyzing materialism and financial expectations, single motherhood, bling-bling culture, media representations of African-American gender roles, missing fathers, incarcerated partners, and moreand offers hope from women who have beaten the odds. Writers including Kevin Powell and Victor LaValle weigh in on the men's side in a "Talking Back" section, while female contributors include Kiini Ibura Asalaam, Shawn E. Rhea, Shani O'Neal, and Asha Bandele. "

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781580050968
ISBN-10: 1580050964
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 21mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Avalon Publishing Group
Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group
Publish Date: 3-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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