Strategic sisterhood : the National Council of Negro Women in the black freedom struggle (eBook, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Strategic sisterhood : the National Council of Negro Women in the black freedom struggle

Author: Rebecca Tuuri
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering a sweeping view of the National Council of Negro Women's (NCNW) behind-the-scenes efforts to fight racism, poverty, and sexism in the late twentieth century, Rebecca Tuuri examines how the group teamed with US presidents, foundations, and grassroots activists alike to implement a number of important domestic development and international aid projects.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Tuuri
ISBN: 9781469638911 1469638916 9781469638928 1469638924
OCLC Number: 1031090780
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Maneuvering for the movement : the world of broken politics in the NCNW, 1935-1963 --
Creating a ministry of presence : setting up an interracial civil rights organization, 1963-1964 --
High heels on the ground : the power of personal witness, 1964 --
We have, happily, gone beyond the chit chat over tea cups stage : moving beyond dialogue, 1965-1966 --
You know about what it's like to need a good house : the changing face of the expert, 1966-1970 --
But if you have a pig in your backyard nobody can push you around : black self-help and community survival, 1967-1975 --
The power of four million women : growing the Council, 1967-1980 --
Mississippi has been the taillight and now they're the headlight : the Council's international work, 1975-1985.
Responsibility: Rebecca Tuuri.

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