ARTICLE | The History of Black Girls and the Field of Black Girlhood Studies: At the Forefront of Academic Scholarship

by Crystal Lynn Webster

Webster, Crystal Lynn. “The History of Black Girls and the Field of Black Girlhood Studies: At the Forefront of Academic Scholarship.” The American Historian (March 2020)

“This history of black girls demonstrates the ways both the inner lives and material conditions of black girlhood offer richly complex additions to our understanding of American history. Scholars are increasingly turning towards developing a theoretical framework to understand the historical and contemporary lives of black children, especially black girls’ unique and intersectional experiences.”

https://www.oah.org/tah/issues/2020/the-history-of-girlhood/the-history-of-black-girls-and-the-field-of-black-girlhood-studies-at-the-forefront-of-academic/