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Queering the Welfare Queen: A Black Feminist Reading of Daniel Peddle's The Aggressives


In this paper I examine the social construction of the welfare queen and the ways queer black womanhood impacts this construction by examining the depiction of Octavia in Daniel Peddle’s documentary film The Aggressives (2005).

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