Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women by Mia E. Bay; these essays uncover the work of unconventional intellectuals, and explore the broad community of ideas in which their work participated. The end result is a field-defining and innovative volume that addresses topics ranging from religion and slavery to the politicized and gendered reappraisal of the black female body in contemporary culture.
Oldest living veteran is a 110-year-old black woman
Emma Didlake, the oldest World War II veteran in America, is 110 years old. She is African American and she signed up at age 38 after having five children. Didlake has outlived her husband and her five children, she is surrounded by loving great and grandchildren. Her eyesight is failing and hearing is going, she still has a sense of humor. She attributed her long life to eating lots of fruits and vegetables, and very little meat. Every day, she eats golden raisins soaked in vodka.