Girlfriend Epistemology, Part 1

The following is part one of the paraphrased conclusion from Dr. Tangela Serls’ “The Spirit of Friendship: Girlfriends in Contemporary African American Literature.” After exploring the elements of girlfriend relationships and sisterhood in contemporary works like...

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....