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Author: Clarissa Francis, PhD, CSE


Twerking as Healing Praxis for Black Women and Femmes

What is twerking? The rhythmic gyration, popping, rolling, whining of the hips can be found throughout history used in ceremonies, celebrations, recreation, and entertainment. I am an avid twerker. I used to pop my hips and tootsie roll in the 90s and early 2000s; and