You are here

Morris, Susana M.

Close Kin and Distant Relatives

The Paradox of Respectability in Black Women's Literature Susana M. Morris

The "black family" in the United States and the Caribbean often holds contradictory and competing meanings in public discourse: on the one hand, it is a site of love, strength, and support; on the other hand, it is a site of pathology, brokenness, and dysfunction that has frequently called forth an... More