Update, came back to work on CRC since manifesto is extremely important as one of the earliest and most cogent statements of black feminism.
The collocates off black are women, white, feminism, feminists
This visualization may be one of the most useful I’ve generated. The clusters replicate almost perfectly the threads of the document.
I alos love the way the collocate
In terms of my hypotheses generated so far
First I tried simply uploading the text to voyant and used its stop word removal function before generating word frequency. Then I ran text through wheaton removing stop words and punctuation then moved to voyant to generate word frequency chart
|Voyant only||Wheaton then Voyant|
@miriamkp has some intersting things to say about interpreting topic modeling here in which she argues
By now it should be abundantly clear that no part of this process is “scientific”; it’s just one way of getting your head around a large body of text. So there’s no right or wrong topic name, just schemas that do and don’t help you find interesting features of the text you’re looking at
play with CRC Statement on voyant