Study Guide Hum 325 Essay

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According to Patricia Hill Collins in “The Power of Self-Definition,” creating a safe space is important part of empowerment because:

In “The Power of Self-Definition,” Patricia Hill Collins stresses that self-reliance, self-knowledge, and self-valuation are necessary to empower Black women to create their own self-definitions.

According to Patricia Hill Collins, what are “controlling images”?

Patricia Hill Collins defines “self-valuation” as:

When professor Asbell showed the class the spoken word poems by Bridget Gray, she said they were an example of:

According to Patricia Hill Collins, what was Billie Holiday’s purpose for singing “God Bless the Child”?

According to Patricia Hill Collins, constructing your own
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They have one-dimensionalized us and commodified us into being a one-trick image.”

At the end of Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes, Chuck D. offers advice to Hip Hop musicians, telling them they are the only ones who can “turn the tide,” and to “be a man.” What is his definition of a man?

The synopsis of the documentary Diagnosing Difference: An Examination of the Psycho-social Impact of the Gender Identity Disorder Diagnosis on Transgender Lives explains, “historically, non-trans medical and mental health care professionals have positioned themselves as the ‘experts’ on transgender experience, creating standards, guidelines, and diagnoses that inform legal policies and mediate every aspect of life. Diagnosing Difference shifts the focus to explore:

In Diagnosing Difference: An Examination of the Psycho-social Impact of the Gender Identity Disorder Diagnosis on Transgender Lives, Dylan Scholinski says that “At the age of 15, after two suicide attempts... my parents were concerned for my happiness and concerned for my safety and went to the school counselor. The school counselor said, ‘Well, all we can recommend is that you

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