Summer Forum Series 2020 Week 5 Video - NKenna Onwuzuruoha “BLACK WOMEN'S PERSPECTIVES: What It Feels Like”

26 July 2020

Summer Forum Series Presentation given on July 26, 2020 by NKenna Onwuzuruoha. NKenna Onwuzuruoha is the Outreach Coordinator for Write Here, Westminster College community writing center, and is a doctoral student in Writing and Rhetoric Studies at the U of U. She is a facilitator for the YWCA Woke Words project

From Nkenna Onwuzuruoha:
Listed below are the publications I referenced in my presentation, and the Salt Lake Tribune article, “Trying to better understand racism? Here’s what four black Utahns suggest you read.”  Email me at  if you’d like a copy of my presentation. 
Further Reading Suggestions:
Baldwin, James. Go Tell It on the Mountain. Alfred A. Knopf, 1953.  Cleage, Pearl. Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs. Atria Books, 2014.  Davis, Angela. “Reflections on The Black Woman's Role in the Community of Slaves.” The Black Scholar, vol. 3, no. 4, 1971, pp. 2–15. JSTOR, Giovanni, Nikki. Black Feeling, Black Talk, Black Judgement. W. Morrow, 1979.  Guy-Sheftall, Beverly. Words of Fire: an Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought. The New Press, 1996.  Jess, Tyehimba. Olio. Wave Books, 2016.  Sensoy, Özlem, and Robin J. DiAngelo. Is Everyone Really Equal?: an Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education. Teachers College Press, 2017.  Suddler, Carl. Presumed Criminal: Black Youth and the Justice System in Postwar New York. New York University Press, 2019.  Walker, Alice. In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose. Harcourt, 2004. Ward, Jesmyn. Sing, Unburied, Sing: a Novel. Scribner, 2018. Williamson-Lott, Joy Ann. Black Power on Campus: the University of Illinois, 1965-75. University of Illinois Press, 2013.