womanism

noun wom·an·ism \ ˈwu̇-mə-ˌni-zəm \
Updated on: 22 Mar 2018

Definition of womanism

: a form of feminism focused especially on the conditions and concerns of black women

womanist

play \ˈwu̇-mə-nist\ noun or adjective

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1984


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