Hey y'all, I'm back for my final session of this #CiteBlackWomen Twitter takeover. Let's start with more resources.
The Okla. Historical Society @okhistory has put together a fantastic collection of resources about African American history in the state. As they state plainly...
Hey y'all, @melissanstuckey is back for another session! #Juneteenth originated in Texas! But Emancipation meant Black people had the freedom to move and they did. In the 1890s and 1900s Black Texans moved to Oklahoma and brought Juneteenth with them.
We had a great conversation @UNCWomensCtr about the politics of citation a black women’s knowledge production. One of the things that came up was this issue of action. How do we begin to systematically change the culture of citation that erases Black women? #citeblackwomen
One of the things that we discussed was pushback. Oftentimes the decision to #CiteBlackWomen gets pushback from professors, reviewers and colleagues. How do you deal with this pushback? What are your strategies?
So one piece of advice that came out of our conversation yesterday was mentorship. We need to create networks of support inside and outside of academic spaces-but particularly within the university-to be able to 1) teach students how to cite properly;
Black women wrote, theorized, and organized throughout the 1960's with Dr. King, not in his shadow. It's important to remember that, and remember that the ideas and politics that emerged from this moment that we celebrate today were built out of community. #Mlk#CiteBlackWomen