SWS Presidential Address

Adia Harvey Wingfield’s Presidential Address: “Reclaiming Our Time”: Black Women, Resistance, and Rising Inequality

Adia Harvey Wingfield 

“Reclaiming Our Time”: Black Women, Resistance, and Rising Inequality: SWS Presidential Lecture

by Adia Harvey Wingfield

In this presidential address, I use the metaphor of “reclaiming my time” as a framework that highlights the ways black women are playing an essential role transforming workplaces, media, and politics in the current moment. I consider how black feminist thought provides a useful starting point for assessing these efforts, and I examine how black women’s leadership offers a blueprint for how other groups also can restructure social institutions in an era of increasing polarization and inequality.

Please Click HERE to Access the 2019 Article in Gender & Society.