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ARTICLE | Fugitive Literati: Black Girls’ Writing as a Tool of Kinship and Power at the Howard School | Women, Gender, and Families of Color | by Tammy C. Owens

“Using black feminist thought to read the loud silences in the Howard Orphanage and Industrial School’s letters, I argue that the girl’s case shows how orphaned black girls used the ‘written word’ to navigate power relations in the workplace and actively construct their desired kinship networks for survival.” Read More

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