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Keywords

Afrocentrism, bearing witness, Black feminism, participatory observation, participatory witnessing, racism, womanism

 

Authors

  1. Taylor, Janette Y. RNC, PhD

Abstract

Although nurse scholars have become increasingly engaged in feminist research and theory development, only a few have included important feminist thoughts expressed by African American womanist theorists.This article presents an abbreviated review and synthesis of Afrocentric ways of knowing, which includes Black feminist, womanist, and Afrocentric perspectives. A developing methodology for use with African American women is also described.