Tangela’s Blog

When Sisterhood Begets Friendship, Part 2

The following is a continuation of the paraphrased introduction from Tangela Serls’ “The Spirit of Friendship: Girlfriends in Contemporary African American Literature.” This part discusses the role Delta Sigma Theta had in her friendships and spirituality, as well as...

When Sisterhood Begets Friendship, Part 1

The following is the first of a series of paraphrased excerpts from Tangela Serls’ “The Spirit of Friendship: Girlfriends in Contemporary African American Literature.”  This part is from the introduction and discusses the difference between sisterhood and friendship....

Winnie Mandela — Powerful Women, Part 1

When thinking of South Africa’s apartheid — a caste system that favored white Europeans over black South Africans — one name typically comes to mind: Nelson Mandela. Although Nelson devoted his life to ending the racial hierarchy, he was not alone in his fight. Many...

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