By Maxine Leeds Craig
Although the recent good looks criteria appeared to come up in a single day, they really had deep roots inside of black groups. Tracing her tale to 1891, whilst a black newspaper introduced a competition to discover the main appealing girl of the race, Maxine Leeds Craig files how black ladies have negotiated the intersection of race, classification, politics, and private visual appeal of their lives. Craig takes the reader from good looks parlors within the Nineteen Forties to past due evening political conferences within the Nineteen Sixties to illustrate the robust effect of social routine at the adventure of way of life. With resources starting from oral histories of Civil Rights and Black energy stream activists and males and females who stood at the sidelines to black renowned magazines and the black flow press, Ain't I a good looks Queen? will fascinate these attracted to attractiveness tradition, gender, classification, and the dynamics of race and social movements.
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Ain't I a Beauty Queen?: Black Women, Beauty, and the Politics of Race by Maxine Leeds Craig