Patricia Hill Collins - Quotes

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Social conditions that spur large numbers of people into action are ignored in favor of a Hollywood version of history focusing on one conquering hero. Since a movement for social change is embodied in its leader, death of the leader means death of the movement. ---->>>

Most activism is brought about by us ordinary people. ---->>>

The role model approach to social change is no substitute for challenging unjust employment practices, educational policies and housing. ---->>>

Women gain social influence through their roles as mothers, transmitters of culture, and parents for the next generation. ---->>>

Black women's feelings of responsibility for nurturing the children in their own extended family networks have stimulated a more generalized ethic of care where black women feel accountable to all the black community's children. ---->>>

Far too many black men who praise their own mother feel less accounted to the mothers of their own children. ---->>>

Work for black women has been an important and valued dimension of Afrocentric definitions of black motherhood. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 05-01, 1948
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation: Educator

Patricia Hill Collins (born May 1, 1948) is a Distinguished University Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is also the former head of the Department of African-American Studies at the University of Cincinnati, and a past President of the American Sociological Association Council (wikipedia)