Re-covering/re-membering the fundamental elements of love : Black women’s wellness in the African Diaspora

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2017-05

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Adeleye, Rachel

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This thesis project imagines future possibilities of humanity for Black women of the African Diaspora. It provides a lay of the land of decolonial projects in Latin American and Information Studies, suggesting alternative directions, strategies and methods for the work. These directions are guided by the knowledges of my ancestors. Using a spiritual-cosmological-pedagogical approach to ground endogenous epistemologies of Black Women in the African Diaspora, the fundamental elements of love connect us back to the essences of nature, so that we may move into alignment and find balance. This thesis imagines future possibilities for Black women that help us to save our own lives and live well.

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