Being a Black Woman Philosopher: Reflections on Founding the Collegium of Black Women Philosophers

Hypatia 26 (2):429-437 (2011)
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Abstract

Although the American Philosophical Association has more than 11,000 members, there are still fewer than 125 Black philosophers in the United States, including fewer than thirty Black women holding a PhD in philosophy and working in a philosophy department in the academy.1The following is a “musing” about how I became one of them and how I have sought to create a positive philosophical space for all of us

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