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935 Embarcadero Del Norte
Isla Vista,

November 2018

Talk by Professor Ula Taylor, UC Berkeley: “The Promise of Patriarchy: Women and the Nation of Islam”

November 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Embarcadero Hall, 935 Embarcadero Del Norte
Isla Vista,
Ula Taylor headshot with branches and tree in background

The partiarchal structure of the Nation of Islam (NOI) promised black women the prospect of finding a provider and a protector among the organization’s men, who were fiercely committed dto these masculine roles. Black women’s experience in the NOI, however, has largely remained on the periphery of scholarship. In her presentation, Ula Taylor documents their struggle to escape the devaluation of black womanhood while also clinging to the empowering promises of patriarchy. Taylor shows how, despite being relegated to a…

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