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Black women are strong. At least that's what everyone says and how they are constantly depicted. But what, exactly, does this strength entail? And what price do Black women pay for it? In this book, the author, a psychologist and pastoral theologian, examines the burdensome yoke that the ideology of the Strong Black Woman places upon African American women. She demonstrates how the three core features of the ideology--emotional strength, caregiving, and independence--constrain the lives of African American women and ...

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    • Title: Too Heavy a Yoke by Chanequa Walker-Barnes
    • Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
    • Print ISBN: 9781620320662, 1620320665
    • eText ISBN: 9781630871925
    • Edition: 2014
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