Afrocentricity of the Whole: Bringing Women and LGBTQIA Voices in from the Theoretical Margins

  • Natalie Hopkinson
  • Taryn K. Myers


This chapter explores the marginalization of Black female voices and Black LGBTQIA voices within the Africana Studies discipline. Exploring prominent scholars and theory within the discipline, this chapter examines the implications of a cisgender heteronormative male-centered discipline on the future of research. The writers appeal to future scholars and argue that there must be inclusivity in the voice and perspective within Africana Studies for the continued development and growth of the discipline.


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  • Natalie Hopkinson
    • 1
  • Taryn K. Myers
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Communication, Culture and Media StudiesHoward UniversityWashington, DCUSA

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