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Aunt(y) Jemina in Spiritual Baptist Experience in Toronto: Spiritual Mother or Servile Woman?

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Duncan,Carol B. (Author)
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Mar 2001
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Women, Images and stereotypes, Aunt Jemima
Focuses on the Aunt Jemima stereotype of African womanhood and motherhood. Impact of the stereotype on African Caribbean women whose lives have been obscured by this image; Discussion on how a re-invented Aunt Jemima is reflected in the religious symbols of the Spiritual Baptists Church in Toronto, Ontario and the religious lives of individual women; Examination of the symbolic reinterpretation of Aunt Jemima within the everyday lives of immigrant African Caribbean women in Toronto.;