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  1. Editors' Note
  2. Red Washburn, Brianne Waychoff
  3. pp. 10-11
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0000
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  1. Introduction: Love Is Solidarity in Action
  2. Rashida L. Harrison, Mary Frances Phillips, Nicole M. Jackson
  3. pp. 12-24
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0001
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  1. Letter to bell hooks
  2. Kevin Powell
  3. pp. 25-30
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0002
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Part I. Feminist Affective Love

  1. Phantom Love: Affective Politics of Love in Toni Morrison's Love
  2. Peace Kiguwa
  3. pp. 33-48
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0003
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  1. Young Feminists Redefining Principles of Care in Nigeria
  2. Ololade Faniyi, Sharon Omotoso
  3. pp. 49-67
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0004
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  1. African Intimacy and Love with No Pretense: The Erotics of Diaspora in Zina Saro-Wiwa's Eaten by the Heart
  2. Bimbola Akinbola
  3. pp. 68-85
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0005
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  1. Going with the Gut: Fatness and Erotic Knowledge in Black Feminist Theories of the Body
  2. Ana Quiring
  3. pp. 86-102
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0006
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Part II. Black Power Love

  1. Dear Angela, a/k/a Mrs. George Gilbert: Coco Fusco's Love Letter to an Icon
  2. Kimberly Lamm
  3. pp. 105-126
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0007
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  1. Black Love Convergence: Reclaiming the Power of Black Love
  2. Emanuel H. Brown, Michelle Phillips
  3. pp. 127-132
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0008
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  1. Loving with Their Consciousness: Black Women in Trinidad and Tobago Black Power
  2. Keisha V. Thompson
  3. pp. 133-158
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0009
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  1. Revolutionary love
  2. Liseli A. Fitzpatrick
  3. p. 159
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0010
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Part III. Mother Love

  1. Love in Till's Casket
  2. Teigha Mae VanHester
  3. pp. 163-164
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0011
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  1. Black Women Watchers
  2. Wendy M. Thompson
  3. pp. 165-172
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0012
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  1. Deep sea diving
  2. Ashia Ajani
  3. pp. 173-174
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0013
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Part IV. Communal Love

  1. Cultivating Habits of Assembly: Black Womxn's Communal Writing as a Gathering Practice and a Love Letter to InForUS
  2. Desireé R. Melonas
  3. pp. 177-186
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0014
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  1. BIPOC Solidarities, Decolonization, and Otherwise Kinship through Black Feminist Love
  2. Sewsen Igbu, Shanna Peltier, Ashley Caranto Morford, Kaitlin Rizarri
  3. pp. 187-204
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0015
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  1. No
  2. Monét Cooper
  3. pp. 205-206
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0016
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  1. Blk Anger
  2. Roya Marsh
  3. pp. 207-210
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0017
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  1. The Years They've Taken: Systemic Oppression, Black Bodies, and the Materiality of Grief
  2. M. Carmen Lane, Sondra Perry, Kendra Sullivan
  3. pp. 211-226
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0018
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Part V. Recollecting Love

  1. Memoirs of the Colored Girls Museum: For Blackgirls Everywhere to Remember That Our Love Is Enuf
  2. Loren S. Cahill
  3. pp. 229-245
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0019
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  1. "Everyone Has a Pic Like This in the Album!": Digital Diasporic Intimacy and the Instagram Archive
  2. keisha bruce
  3. pp. 246-263
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0020
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  1. May I?
  2. Jameka Hartley
  3. p. 264
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0021
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Part VI. Love Culture

  1. Embracing a "Big, Black Ass" at a "Tiny, Tiny Ass Desk": Lizzo's Affective Performance of Choric Self-Love
  2. Myles W. Mason
  3. pp. 267-282
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0022
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  1. "Black Love Is a Saving Grace": An Interview with the Black Love Cover Artist, Lennox Commissiong
  2. Rashida L. Harrison, Lennox Commissiong
  3. pp. 283-291
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0023
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  1. Contemporary Love Stories: Love in the Trap, Hookup, and Consumer Culture
  2. Taylor Leigh Tate
  3. pp. 292-307
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0024
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Part VII. Classics Revisited

  1. Scratching the Surface: Some Notes on Barriers to Women and Loving (1978)
  2. Audre Lorde
  3. pp. 311-317
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0025
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  1. There are parts in me without place
  2. Arisa White
  3. p. 318
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0026
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Part VIII. Book Reviews

  1. Black Queer Love in an Empty Place
  2. Terrance Wooten
  3. pp. 321-325
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0027
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  1. Love as an Act of Recovery: Alicia Garza's The Purpose of Power and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) Global Network
  2. Mélena Laudig
  3. pp. 326-328
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0028
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  1. Black Women and Historical Wellness
  2. Kimberly Akano
  3. pp. 329-332
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0029
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  1. Love Reimagined: On Nash, Black Feminism, and Possibility
  2. Leigh-Anne K. Goins
  3. pp. 333-337
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0030
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  1. The Historicity of a Cultural Narrative
  2. Brianna Eaton
  3. pp. 338-341
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0031
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  1. "Nobody Defines Us, We Define Ourselves"
  2. Eziaku A. Nwokocha
  3. pp. 342-345
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0032
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Part IX. The Moment Love Moves: From Theory to (Art) Practice

  1. All the Gifts You Gave Us
  2. OZ Sanders
  3. p. 350
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0035
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  1. Love
  2. OZ Sanders
  3. p. 351
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0036
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  1. Crabbing Bayou Como, Royal Oaks Plantation
  2. Mel Michelle Lewis
  3. p. 352
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0037
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  1. Yellow Mary Artist Self Portrait, Daughters of the Oaks
  2. Mel Michelle Lewis
  3. p. 353
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0038
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  1. A Sacred Night Bath in Maryland USA 1.
  2. Nina Q. Allen
  3. p. 354
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0039
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  1. A Sacred Night Bath in Maryland USA 2.
  2. Nina Q. Allen
  3. p. 355
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0040
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Part X. Alerts and Provocations

  1. A bell tolls for bell hooks (1954–2021)
  2. Namulundah Florence
  3. pp. 359-365
  4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/wsq.2022.0034
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