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SIGN O THE TIMES WEDNESDAY JANUARY 24, 2018 6PM EST 5PM C SIGN O THE TIMES

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SIGN O THE TIMES WEDNESDAY JANUARY 24, 2018 6PM EST 5PM C SIGN O THE TIMES AS WE WELCOME DR. CLENORA HUDSON-WEEMS, CREATRESS OF AFRICANA WOMANHOOD!  TONIGHT WEDNESDAY JANUARY 24, 2018 6PM EST 5PM CENTRAL PLEASE JOIN SIGN O THE TIMES AS WE WELCOME DR. CLENORA HUDSON-WEEMS, CREATRESS OF AFRICANA WOMANHOOD! THE NUMBER TO DIAL IN IS 917-889-8059. PRESS 1 TO JOIN IN THE CONVERSATION. SEE YOU ON THE AIRWAVES! QUEEN TAHIYRAH Dr. Clenora Hudson-Weems, Professor of English, University of Missouri, author of Africana Womanism: Reclaiming Ourselves, coined the concept Africana Womanism in the late 1980s (Africana is the feminine form of the Latin Africanus, meaning Of Africa, and appears to be preferred by the movement over African). Hudson-Weems argues that "Africana Womanism is not an addendum to feminism, Black feminism, African feminism or Alice Walker's womanism". Africana womanism brings to the forefront the role of African mothers as leaders in the struggle to regain, reconstruct, and create a cultural integrity that espouses the ancient Maatic principles of reciprocity, balance, harmony, justice, truth, righteousness, order, and so forth. Dr. Hudson-Weems, states that "there is a general consensus in the Africana community that the feminist movement, by and large, is the White woman's movement for two reason. First, the Africana woman does not see the man as her primary enemy as does the White feminist, who is carrying out an age-old battle with her White male counterpart for subjugating her as his property. Africana men have never had the same institutionalized power to oppress Africana women as White men have had to oppress White women." The following are the eighteen culturally derived Africana Womanist characteristics:

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