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Black women and politics in New York City

Author: Julie A Gallagher
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2012]
Series: Women in American history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this project Julie Gallaher documents a generation of black women who came to politics during the 1940s in New York City. Ada B. Jackson, Pauli Murray, Anna Arnold Hedgeman, Bessie Buchanan, Jeanne Noble, and Shirley Chisholm, among others, worked, studied, and lived in Harlem and Brooklyn. They seized the political opportunities generated by World War II and its aftermath and pursued new ways to redress the  Read more...
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Black women and politics in New York City
(DLC) 2011045140
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julie A Gallagher
ISBN: 0252094107 1283572087 9781283572088 9780252094101
OCLC Number: 808215661
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover --
Title Page --
Copyright --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. Fighting for Rights in the 1910s and 1920s --
2. Strides Forward in Times of Crisis in the 1930s and 1940s --
3. Pushing Through the Doors of Resistance in the 1950s --
4. Feminism, Civil Rights, and Liberalism in the 1960s --
5. On the Shirley Chisholm Trail in the 1960s and 1970s --
Conclusion --
Appendix --
Notes --
Index
Series Title: Women in American history.
Responsibility: Julie A. Gallagher.

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