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Candace Rites of Passage program: the cultural context as an empowerment tool

Author: Monges, M.M.
Author Background:
Date 7/1999
Type Journal
Journal Title: Journal-of-Black-Studies
Volume/Pages 29(6): 827-840
Subject Matter Rites-of-passage; Cultural-heritage; Blacks-; Women-; Myths-; Spirituality-; Religion-; Moral-development
Abstract This article discusses the Candace Rites of Passage Program, which focuses on the spiritual and moral development of African American women and uses cultural traditions, customs, religions, and mythologies to help participants obtain wisdom about the self and to connect the spiritual and material realms of being. (Introduction, edited.)