Sex Roles (2010) 62:143–145 DOI 10.1007/s11199-009-9688-3 BOOK REVIEW Real Talk from Real Men: African American Men as Feminists Ain’t I a Feminist?: African American Men Speak Out on Fatherhood, Friendship, Forgiveness, and Freedom. By Aaronette M. White, Albany, New York, State University of New York Press, 2008. 265 pp. $28.95(paperback). ISBN: 978-0-7914-7568-3. Besangie Sellars Published online: 5 August 2009 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2009 There is a popular saying, “if a tree fell in the forest, and no from a feminist viewpoint, her perspective on the development of men’s understanding of feminism, and one was around to hear it, would it make a sound?” This saying can also be related to the voices of African American ultimately identifying as feminists, chronicles a set of men: If one African American man decides to privately and journeys in a way that crosses disciplinary boundaries. publicly denounce patriarchy, but the larger society never White’s perspective is one that has been lacking within the changed, would anyone notice? Writers like White (2009) literature, with numerous authors calling for investigations would. Her accounts of feminist men in “Ain’tIaFeminist” into the healthy development of men, masculinity, and expose the reader to a side
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