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ENG 101: English Composition I - Gray

Anger Fuels Social Justice

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Library Resources

Fernflores, Rachel. "Social Justice Activism: Feminism and Strategies for Action." Forum on Public Policy Online, vol. 2016, no. 1, Jan. 2016.

Keefe, Alice A. "Tending the Fire of Anger: A Feminist Defense of a Much Maligned Emotion." Buddhist-Christian Studies, 2019, p. 67.

Lloyd, Vincent. "The Ambivalence of Black Rage.” CLCWeb: Comparative Literature & Culture: A WWWeb Journal, vol. 21, no. 3, June 2019, p. 1.

Sorial, Sarah. "The Expression of Anger in the Public Sphere." Journal of Social Philosophy, vol. 48, no. 2, June 2017, pp. 121–143.

Yacek, Douglas. "Should Anger Be Encouraged in the Classroom? Political Education, Closed‐Mindedness, and Civic Epiphany." Educational Theory, vol. 69, no. 4, Aug. 2019, pp. 421–437.


Popular Media

Banks, Antoine J., Ismail K. White, and Brian D. McKenzie. "How do black people channel their anger about racial injustice? Here’s what we found." Washington Post, 29 June 2020,

Cherry, Myisha. "Anger Can Build a Better World." The Atlantic, 25 Aug. 2020,

Clifton, Derrick. "Trump Deploys the 'Angry Black Woman' Trope Against Kamala Harris." NBC News, 17 Aug. 2020.

Colton, Emma. "Jason Whitlock: 'BLM is the antithesis of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Civil Rights Movement, which was founded in Christian love'." Washington Examiner, 31 August 2020,

"Harnessing The Power Of 'The Angry Black Woman'." Weekend All Things Considered, 24 Feb. 2019. Literature Resource Center,

hooks, bell. "Beyoncé's Lemonade is Capitalist Money-Making at Its Best." The Guardian, 11 May 2016.

Howze, Candace. "If You Think Calling Us ‘Angry Black Women’ Is An Insult, You’d Better Think Again." HuffPost, 21 Aug. 2020.

Lorde, Audre. "The Uses of Anger: Women Responding to Racism." BlackPast, 12 Aug. 2012,

Marcotte, Amanda. "How and why Black Lives Matter harnessed a nation's anger toward Donald Trump." Salon, 8 June 2020,

Vardanis, Christina. "THE CHATELAINE Q&A: Rebecca Traister on Trump, the problem with pussy hats and the transformative power of women's anger." Chatelaine, vol. 91, no. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2018, pp. 81+. Gale General OneFile,