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Showing our colors : Afro-German women speak out

Author: May Ayim; Katharina Oguntoye; Dagmar Schultz
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Precolonial images of Africa, colonialism, and fascism -- The Germans in the Colonies -- African and Afro-German women in the Weimar Republic and under National Socialism -- Our father was Cameroonian, our mother, East Prussian, we are mulattoes / Doris Reiprich and Erika Ngambi Ul Kuo -- An "occupation baby" in postwar Germany / Helga Emde -- "Aren't you glad you can stay here?" / Astrid Berger -- "Mirror the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Farbe bekennen. English.
Showing our colors.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)756464059
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: May Ayim; Katharina Oguntoye; Dagmar Schultz
ISBN: 0870237594 9780870237591 0870237608 9780870237607
OCLC Number: 23767044
Notes: Translation of: Farbe bekennen.
Description: xxv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Precolonial images of Africa, colonialism, and fascism --
The Germans in the Colonies --
African and Afro-German women in the Weimar Republic and under National Socialism --
Our father was Cameroonian, our mother, East Prussian, we are mulattoes / Doris Reiprich and Erika Ngambi Ul Kuo --
An "occupation baby" in postwar Germany / Helga Emde --
"Aren't you glad you can stay here?" / Astrid Berger --
"Mirror the invisible, play the forgotten" / Miriam Goldschmidt --
Three Afro-German women in conversation with Dagmar Schultz / Laura Baum, Katharina Oguntoye, May Optiz[sic] --
"What makes me so different in the eyes of others?" / Ellen Wiedenroth --
Old Europe meets up with itself in a different place / Corinna N. --
"All of a sudden, I knew what I wanted" / Angelika Eisenbrandt --
"I do the same things that others do" / Julia Berger --
Mother: Afro-German, Father: Ghanaian / Abena Adomako --
The break / May Optiz[sic] --
What I've always wanted to tell you / Katharina Oguntoye --
"I never wanted to write, I just couldn't help myself" / Raya Lubinetzki.
Other Titles: Farbe bekennen.
Responsibility: edited by May Opitz, Katharina Oguntoye & Dagmar Schultz ; with a foreword by Audre Lorde ; translated by Anne V. Adams, in cooperation with Tina Campt, May Opitz & Dagmar Schultz.

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An English translation of the German book Farbe bekennen. A compilation of texts, testimonials and other secondary sources, the collection brings to life the stories of Black German women living amid  Read more...
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