The author of the track, Dr.Kassie Alexander, moves to create a theorization called BlackCrit Mothering(BCM) as a theoretical framework. This track brings light to new terminology through the scope of Safety and violence, trauma, and Black Women’s health to frame how the lived experiences of Mothering While Black continue to unfold in various political climates. I explain that to understand the intersection of Mothering and being Black, we must take a deep look at Black Mothers in their various systems that continuously put race and gender at the forefront of how Black Mothers are treated. It is significant to pay close attention to the Black Mother experience because Black Women have been dealing with these negative systems for a long time. This track highlights Black Mothers and explores the systems that affect them in particular ways such as safety, trauma, and health [The full elaborate version will be released in my dissertation].



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