Womanists’ focus on the particularities of black women reflects the fact that black women encounter oppression on all these fronts at once; they can no more separate the analysis and remediation of the several sociopolitical conditions that circumscribe them than they can prioritize the ontological categories that describe them. Their holistic approach to their multidimensional experience of oppression raided questions that also challenged black theologians and revolutionized the way they much now consider the totality of the African American experience.
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— Power in the Blood? The Cross in the African American Experience by: Jo Anne Marie Terrell (via blackgirlreadingscholarship)