Afrocentrism

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 3 - About 24 Essays
  • Better Essays

    significant (p = .06); no such variations existed between the other clusters. Potential differences in sexual orientation, socioeconomic status (i.e., level of education obtained), and religion/spirituality based on cluster membership were explored using cross tabulation of frequencies and the Pearson chi-square statistic (i.e., dependent variable - gendered racial identity clusters; independent variable -demographic characteristics). Though there were relative differences in educational attainment between clusters, these differences were not significant. No other significant differences were identified. Qualitative Analysis of Blackness, Womanhood, and Black Womanhood The qualitative data collected from the Self-Defined Gendered Racial Identity Questionnaire (S-GRIQ) was used to explore the meaning Black women assign to their GRI. This questionnaire included three questions asking women to describe the meaning associated with their Blackness (racial identity), womanhood (gender identity), and Black womanhood (gendered racial identity). Prior to analysis, participants’ responses to each of the three questions were grouped, meaning all the responses to question one were grouped together, then the same for questions two and three. Within each question grouping, responses were also labeled by cluster membership. Qualitative analysis was done by question. Said differently, themes from question one were gathered; and, in a similar fashion themes were extracted from questions two…

    • 1539 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    Crash can be defined as a collision of two objects, most of the time we associate the word crash with a car accident. This same word is a title of a movie that came out in 2004. The move Crash takes place in Los Angles, California over a two-day period. The movie starts off with a car crash but the movie is not about car collisions. The collisions that happen in this film are ethnocentrism, stereotypes, and racism. We all know the popular phrase “six degrees of separation”, well this movie…

    • 1133 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Good Essays

    In a society where everyone is expected to project their personalities on social media for all to see, it’s often hard to know what someone is truly like, and if the part of them we see on one platform is an accurate representation of their identity. Outside sources affect various different parts of your identity, which come together to make a complex whole you. These sources, such as the media and society, law enforcement, and more and more importantly, the Internet, have a lot of power over…

    • 1001 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    Feminist Epistemology: The Form that will Break the Matrix of Domination Knowledge is the source for meaningful change and is paramount in liberating oppressed groups. I will use Patricia Collins’ theory that knowledge produces change that will not fall into the matrix of domination and illustrations from her writing to support this idea (251). The current validation process of knowledge is oppressive: Eurocentric epistemology. Collins highlights it’s oppressive effects on Black women in…

    • 1253 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Better Essays

    Throughout this course we have learned and analyzed many topics and theories. We have delved deep into many problems from racial segregation to the current oppressive narrative in the United States of America. It is apparent that African American’s face problems much different than their white, majority, counterparts, and that this is due to a plethora of problems. The discussion will be about wealth, crime, and resources, and how political practices have led to problems in these areas inside…

    • 1313 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Identity and stereotyping to somehow very broad but very fundamental social fabric and anthropocentric concept. From both writers, identity is subjective but fundamental part of who we are as a human. No doubted about that for long period time humans’, from the very beginning civilization up to modern globalization world the two concepts had been raised in so many different perspectives and one of the controversial too. But one of the unique characters of both writer are chooses their thought in…

    • 851 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    “I think every person has their own identity and beauty. Everyone being different is what is really beautiful. If we were all the same, it would be boring.” -Tila Tequila an american tv personality. Though people may have a different identity than you think they are supposed to have, their identity is something that cannot be changed in someone. In To Kill a Mockingbird the Finches are an upper class family who live in Maycomb Alabama. The Scout is a young girl who tells the story of her life…

    • 959 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    “An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.” -James Baldwin. Authors such as Joseph Conrad, Binyavanga Wainaina, Countee Cullen, and Edward D. Morel establish Baldwin’s point in that one arrives at their identity based upon how they overcome challenges and utilize their experiences to their advantage. In Joseph Conrad’s Heart Of Darkness Marlow recalls his past in Africa. While Marlow traveled down the Congo River he overcame…

    • 806 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    Gendered Racial Identity

    • 1482 Words
    • 6 Pages

    that emerged in previous research exploring Black women’s gendered racial identity. Across age groups (15 – 47), Black women consistently acknowledged how their experiences are intertwined, thereby leaving them particularly prone to discrimination, oppression, and stereotyping on the basis of their race and gender (Settles, 2006; Thomas et al., 2011). In this way women’s responses in the current sample align with that of previous research. However, there are three ways in which responses from…

    • 1482 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Good Essays

    Afrofuturism is an idea that situates concepts of spirituality and Afrocentrism in a literary setting. This literary setting usually has a scientific undertone. It is an idea that destabilizes the unfavorable lens of racial bias through which the African-American is viewed. It aims to provide solutions through literary means to the problems faced by blacks in a Western world. Afrofuturism can be expressed through various art forms. One very innovative mode of expressing afrofuturism is through…

    • 1032 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3