Based on the African American Women's Voices Project, Shifting
reveals that a large number of African American women feel pressure
to com-promise their true selves as they navigate America's racial
and gender bigotry. Black women "shift" by altering the
expectations they have for themselves or their outer appearance.
They modify their speech. They shift "White" as they head to work
in the morning and "Black" as they come back home each night. They
shift inward, internalizing the searing pain of the negative
stereotypes that they encounter daily. And sometimes they shift by
With deeply moving interviews, poignantly revealed on each page,
Shifting is a much-needed, clear, and comprehensive portrait of the
reality of African American women's lives today.
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