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We can speak for ourselves

self-advocacy by mentally handicapped people

by Williams, Paul D.P.M.

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with mental disabilities -- Rehabilitation,
  • Self-help groups

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul Williams and Bonnie Shoultz.
    ContributionsShoultz, Bonnie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC570 .W535 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3188074M
    ISBN 100253363659, 0253289157
    LC Control Number83049409

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    Unapologetic and eye-opening, We Speak for Ourselves identifies and addresses a range of issues affecting these low-income communities - such as the trouble with misrepresentation and why we need more than one black voice - and sheds light on the harsh realities of daily life. Additionally, Watkins examines various crucial activist movements. “Reading We Speak for Ourselves, I can’t help but admire D Watkins. He is not another elite voice for the voiceless. He is not another elite voice for the voiceless. He is, this book is, an amplifier of low income Black voices who have their own voices and have no problem using them.

    AMY GOODMAN: Well, I want to thank you so much for being with us, D. Watkins, editor-at-large for Salon, his new book, We Speak for Ourselves: A Word from Forgotten Black America. D. D. We Speak for Ourselves offers an in-depth analysis of inner-city hurdles and honors the stories therein. We sit in underfunded schools, walk the blocks burdened with police corruption, stand within an audience of Make America Great Again hats, journey from trap house to university lecture, and rally in neglected streets.


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He dares us to listen.”Released on: Febru We Can Speak is an intervention of self-representation that provides a counternarrative from Black mothers in urban communities of Chicago.

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We live in a world that tells us we can’t vocalize our greatness and eventually we won’t even tell ourselves how great we are in our own damn heads. I’m NOT talking about lifting ourselves up by putting others down. I’m NOT saying have an ego and look poorly on others.

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Bloomington: Indiana University Press,©  Watkins, who starts “We Speak for Ourselves” with a cocktail party attended by elite blacks, turns his attention quickly to the majority of black people he .