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dc.contributor.advisorFlannery, Ifetayo M.
dc.creatorWhite, Arionna
dc.date.accessioned2023-09-03T14:42:22Z
dc.date.available2023-09-03T14:42:22Z
dc.date.issued2023-06
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12613/8891
dc.description.abstractAunts are constantly perceived as extended family members designated to support the nuclear family according to western familial traditions. Previous research has consistently relied on said traditions for studying Aunts within different cultures. Consequently, this hegemonic ethnography has not only hindered the ability of Aunts to be examined through other cultural perspectives, but it actively reinforces their role as universal, assuming everyone adheres to western family structures. This study will utilize data from TikTok in identifying and examining the social role of Black Aunts in the African American community through Afrocentricity and Africana Womanism. Contrary to the initial research, Black aunts’ responsibilities stem from West African traditions. My findings will indicate that Black aunts serve multiple roles within their communities necessary for survival, entertainment, cultural memory, and aid
dc.format.extent62 pages
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherTemple University. Libraries
dc.relation.ispartofTheses and Dissertations
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dc.subjectAfrican American studies
dc.subjectBlack studies
dc.subjectAfrican studies
dc.subjectAfrican American aunts
dc.subjectAunt
dc.subjectAunts
dc.subjectBlack aunts
dc.titleAn Examination of the Social Role of Black Aunts in the African American Community
dc.typeText
dc.type.genreThesis/Dissertation
dc.contributor.committeememberNehusi, Kimani S. K.
dc.description.departmentAfricology and African American Studies
dc.relation.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.34944/dspace/8855
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dc.description.degreeM.A.
dc.identifier.proqst15396
dc.date.updated2023-08-24T16:09:59Z
refterms.dateFOA2023-09-03T14:42:23Z
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