Gilkes, Cheryl Townsend

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GILKES, Cheryl Townsend

GILKES, Cheryl Townsend. American, b. 1947. Genres: Writing/Journalism. Career: Boston University, Boston, MA, assistant professor of sociology, 1978-87; Colby College, Waterville, ME, professor of African-American studies and sociology, 1987-. Ordained Baptist minister; Union Baptist Church, Cambridge, MA, assistant pastor for special projects, 1982-; United Baptist Convention of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire, parliamentarian and member of board of directors. Publications: If It Wasn't for the Women…: Black Women's Experience and Womanist Culture in Church and Community, 2001. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles, sermons, and reviews to periodicals. Address: Department of Sociology, Colby College, Waterville, ME 04901, U.S.A.