January 18, 2013 SOC/338 - THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Gender Identity Down through the years we have been told that some powerful women have made a differences and paved the way for us today. The black Women that have paved the way made great contributions to our struggles and survivals. Theses black women probably ask themselves over and over how does a black woman handle the claims of being both woman and black? I don’t believe its no simple answer, each individual is different. Some of our women may choose to see being black first and then female second; or it may be reversed.
Sojourner Truth's statement, "I feel as if the power of a nation is within me!" affirmed the role of African-American women as "seminal forces of the endurance and creativity needed by future generations of Blacks not merely to survive, but to thrive, produce, and
Her healing work has also been published in the local news media. Mama Lola was very much open to alternative methods of healing “she is not afraid to incorporate elements from other cultures into her own worldview.” “… her whole life is about movement between cultures and about understanding and coping with cultural difference.” (Pg 206, Mama Lola) Mama Lola’s line of work not only deals with health problems but also love, work and family difficulties. Her healing skills combine that of a medical doctor, psychotherapist, a social working and priest and is well respected in her community not just for her work but as a good woman. “She has a group of steady followers who appreciate her for being trustworthy and discreet as well as effective. It is also widely known that she adheres to a tradition that discourages making large profits from healing work”.
Cultural dynamics in the therapeutic relationship 5. Overall cultural assessment for diagnosis Thisfirstcomponent, self and ctiltural identity: being a young Black mother, involves the change in identity that occurs when a young Black mother gives birth. Not only is she female and Black, but she is now also a mother. She becomes a member of another group: teen mothers. With this aspect being such a large part of her life, she has no choice but to identify with being a young Black mother.
It was more astounding to her that Ms. Miller was of the African American race herself but did not like people of that race. Oprah is a person that is very admirable in my mind. She is a women that came from almost nothing and turned her life around to become a very successful women. Another topic in this video that caught my attention was the Great Migration. From the four people in this video, Oprah Winfrey, T.D.
She was a revolutionary educator provided her students with an academic education, but also with an education in life. She gave them the skills and confidence necessary to be successful, and she set standards for today’s historic black colleges. During World War I, she had helped African Americans to participate in the Red Cross. She also was the key to the transition of blacks from the Republican Party called “the party of Lincoln” to the Democratic Party and its New Deal during the Great Depression. She became close friends with Eleanor Roosevelt.
Between Kathy Kudler and her directors the pace will be set by their actions. This type of behavior will win the trust, loyalty, and ensures the organizations continued success (Clark, 1997). Kathy Kudler and her team can start to improve on building trust by displaying a good sense of character composed of beliefs, values, skills, and traits. Kathy Kudler is a woman who believes in her business and works hard at it. She treats her clientele more as a dear friend than customers.
There are many inspirational, strong black people who influence my life in unique ways. Because of their example, I am inspired to do the best that I can in all things. I am reminded daily that everything I do is a representation of myself, my family and my race. I am encouraged to pursue my goals no matter what trials come in my way. My grandmother and my mother demonstrate what it is to be independent, hard working black women in a society where being a black woman is equal to inferiority.
Susan B. Anthony was another great inspiration to the women society. She was an American Civil Rights leader who came up with what is now called the 19th amendment. Susan stated, “There was no difference between the minds of men and women.” She wanted to open doors to not only women but to people who were enslaved. Susan B. Anthony also made employers hire women, showing that women could work just as well as men could. She proved that women deserved the same amount of pay that men were making.