Conversations: Straight Talk with America's Sister President

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Mar 2, 2011 - Social Science - 208 pages
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Dr. Cole speaks directly to her younger  sisters--America's Black women--and calls out to them to  take an active role, as she is doing, to help make  their world a better  place.

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CONVERSATIONS: Straight Talk with America's Sister President

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Old-fashioned uplift with contemporary focus on race, gender, and class from the first female president of Spelman, the prestigious, historically black college for women. After an account of her ... Read full review

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Cole, an educator and the first African American woman to head historic Spelman College in Atlanta, exhorts and enlightens readers in her impassioned book, which she refers to as a dialog. Cole ... Read full review


By Wayof Introduction 
Will the Circle Be Unbroken?
On Being Black in America
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Lets Do Windows on the World
Sturdy Black Bridges
She Who Learns Must Teach
In Closing ?
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Johnnetta B. Cole is chair of the Johnnetta B. Cole Global Diversity & Inclusion Institute at Bennett College for Women and a former president of the college. She is president emerita of Spelman College and professor emerita of Anthropology, Women’s Studies, and African American Studies at Emory University. A nationally known African American feminist-intellectual, she is the author of several books, including Conversations: Straight Talk with America’s Sister President and Gender Talk: The Struggle for Women’s Equality in African American Communities.

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