This autopoetic response to Sweetwater by Robin M. Boylorn offers praise and a critique of resilience as a an answer to adversity. The author argues that resilience is not enough for black women. Black women must be verbs and maintain a level of strength inn order to transform beyond her circumstances.
Black Girl Strong(er): A Performative Response to Sweetwater by Robin M. Boylorn
Amber Johnson is Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages and Communication at Prairie View A&M University. Correspondence to: Amber Johnson, Department of Languages and Communications, Prairie View A&M University, PO Box 519, Mail Stop 2220, Prairie View, TX 77446, USA. Email: email@example.com.
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Amber Johnson; Black Girl Strong(er): A Performative Response to Sweetwater by Robin M. Boylorn. Departures in Critical Qualitative Research 1 March 2015; 4 (1): 117–120. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2015.4.1.117
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