Patricia Hill Collins is Distinguished University Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park and author of From Black Power to Hip Hop: Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism; Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment; and Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism. She is a past president of the American Sociological Association.
Acknowledgments Introduction Note on Usage I BLACK FEMINISM 1 Why Black Feminist Thought? 2 Fighting Words . . . Or Yet Another Version of "The Emperor's New Clothes" 3 Black Sexual Politics 101 4 Resisting Racism, Writing Black Sexual Politics 5 Still Brave? Black Feminism as a Social Justice Project II SOCIOLOGY OF KNOWLEDGE 6 Learning from the Outsider Within Revisited 7 Going Public: Doing the Sociology That Had No Name 8 Changing Times: Sociological Complexities 9 The Racial Threat 10 Rethinking Knowledge, Community, and Empowerment: An Interview III CRITICAL EDUCATION 11 Critical Pedagogy and Engaged Scholarship: Lessons from Africana Studies 12 Teaching for a Change: Critical Pedagogy and Classroom Communities 13 Another Kind of Public Education 14 Making Space for Public Conversations: An Interview IV RACIAL POLITICS 15 Coloring Outside the Color Line 16 Are We Living in a Post-Racial World? 17 The Ethos of Violence 18 Who's Right? What's Left? Family Values and U.S. Politics V INTELLECTUAL ACTIVISM REVISITED 19 Toward a New Vision: Race, Class, and Gender as Categories of Analysis and Connection 20 Where Do We Go from Here? Index