BOOK: Mitchell on Vénus Noire, Race and Sex in 19th Century France

Robin Mitchell, Black Women and Colonial Fantasies in Nineteenth-Century France (Athens; University of Georgia Press, 2018) Via UGA Press: "Even though there were relatively few people of color in postrevolutionary France, images of and discussions about black women in particular appeared repeatedly in a variety of French cultural sectors and social milieus. In Vénus Noire, … Continue reading BOOK: Mitchell on Vénus Noire, Race and Sex in 19th Century France

EDITED: Germain and Larcher on Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality

Félix Germain and Silyane Larcher, eds. Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality, 1848-2016 (University of Nebraska Press, 2018) via UNP: "Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality, 1848–2016 explores how black women in France itself, the French Caribbean, Gorée, Dakar, Rufisque, and Saint-Louis experienced and reacted to French colonialism and how gendered … Continue reading EDITED: Germain and Larcher on Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality