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Women in the Civil Rights Movement : trailblazers and torchbearers, 1941-1965

Author: Vicky L CrawfordJacqueline Anne RouseBarbara WoodsBroadus ButlerMarymal DrydenAll authors
Publisher: Bloomington [etc.] : Indiana University Press, 1993.
Series: Blacks in the diaspora
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : [First paperback edition]View all editions and formats
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Rewrites the history of the civil rights movement, recognizing the contributions of Black women.

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Genre/Form: [congrès]
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicky L Crawford; Jacqueline Anne Rouse; Barbara Woods; Broadus Butler; Marymal Dryden; Melissa Walker; Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change. Conference; Georgia State University (Atlanta). Division on Continuing Education. Conference
ISBN: 0253208327 9780253208323
OCLC Number: 716840166
Notes: "The articles in this volume were originally presented at the conference Women in the Civil Rights Movement: Trailblazers and Torchbearers, 1941-1965, held at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, October 12-15, 1988. The conference were organized by the Division of Continuing Education of Georgia State University...". - T.p. verso.
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Description: xxi, 290 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS ACKNOWLEDGMENTS EDITORS' INTRODUCTION 1. Men Led, but Women Organized: Movement Participation of Women in the Mississippi Delta, by Charles Payne 2. Beyond the Human Self: Grassroots Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, by Vicki Crawford 3. Is This Amer? Fannie Lou Hamer and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, by Mamie E. Locke 4. Civil Rights Women: A Source for Doing Womanist Theology, by Jacquelyn Grant 5. Ella Baker and the Origins of Participatory Democracy, by Carol Mueller 6. Trailblazers: Women in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, by Mary Fair Burks 7. Septima P. Clark and the Struggle for Human Rights, by Grace Jordan McFadden 8. Modjeska Simkins and the South Carolina Conference of the NAACP, 1939-1957, by Barbara A. Woods 9. Gloria Richardson and the Cambridge Movement, by Annette K. Brock 10. The Women of Highlander, by Donna Langston 11. The South Carolina Sea Island Citizenship Schools, 1957-1961, by Sandra B. Oledendorf 12. The Role of Black Women in the Civil Rights Movement, by Anne Standley 13. Women as Culture Carriers in the Civil Rights Movement: Fannie Lou Hamer, by Bernice Johnson Reagon 14. Behind the Scenes: Doris Derby, Denise Nicholas and the Free Southern Theater, by Clarissa Myrick-Harris 15. A Reluctant by Persistent Warrior: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Early Civil Rights Movement, by Allida M. Black 16. Methodist Women Integrate Schools and Housing, 1952-1959, by Alice G. Knotts 17. And the Pressure Never Let Up: Black Women, White Women, and the Boston YWCA, 1918-1948, by Sharlene Voogd Cochrane The Contributors Index
Series Title: Blacks in the diaspora
Responsibility: edited by Vicki L. Crawford, Jacqueline Anne Rouse, and Barbara Woods ; associate editors: Broadus Butler, Marymal Dryden, and Melissa Walker.

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"[Women in the Civil Rights Movement] helps break the gender line that restricted women in civil rights history to background and backstage roles... It is an invaluable resource which helps set Read more...

 
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