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Title Sisters in the struggle : African American women in the civil rights-black power movement / edited by Bettye Collier-Thomas and V.P. Franklin
Published New York ; London : New York University Press, [2001]


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Description xii, 363 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: P A R T I: Laying the Groundwork: African American -- Women and Civil Rights Before 1950 -- 1 "Closed Doors": Mary McLeod Bethune on -- Civil Rights -- Introduction by Elaine M. Smith -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- 2 For the Race in General and Black Women in -- Particular: The Civil Rights Activities of African -- American Women's Organizations, 1915-50 -- V. P. Franklin and Bettye Collier-Thomas -- 3 Behind-the-Scenes View of a Behind-the-Scenes -- Organizer: The Roots of Ella Baker's Political Passions -- Barbara Ransby -- P A R T i I: Personal Narratives -- 4 "Tired of Giving In": The Launching of the -- Montgomery Bus Boycott -- Rosa Parks -- 5 "Heirs to a Legacy of Struggle": Charlayne Hunter -- Integrates the University of Georgia -- Charlayne Hunter Gault -- 6 "We Wanted the Voice of a Woman to Be Heard": -- Black Women and the 1963 March on Washington -- Dorothy I. Height -- P A R T I I: Women, Leadershi, and Civil Rights -- 7 "We Seek to Know in Order to Speak the Truth": -- Nurturing the Seeds of Discontent-Septima P. Clark -- and Participatory Leadership -- Jacqueline A. Rouse -- 8 African American Women in the Mississippi -- Freedom Democratic Party -- Vicki Crawford -- 9 Anger, Memory, and Personal Power: -- Fannie Lou Hamer and Civil Rights Leadership -- Chana Kai Lee -- PA R T I V: From Civil Rights to Black Power: -- African American Women and Nationalism -- 10 "Chronicle of a Death Foretold": Gloria Richardson, -- the Cambridge Movement, and the Radical Black -- Activist Tradition -- Sharon Harley -- 11 Black Women and Black Power: The Case of Ruby -- Doris Smith Robinson and the Student Nonviolent -- Coordinating Committee -- Cynthia Griggs Fleming -- 12 "Ironies of the Saint": Malcolm X, Black Women, -- and the Price of Protection -- Farah Jasmine Griffin -- 13 "No One Ever Asks What a Man's Role in the -- Revolution Is": Gender Politics and Leadership -- in the Black Panther Party, 1966-71 -- Tracye A. Matthews -- PA R T V: Law, Feminism, and Politics -- 14 "Joanne Is You and Joanne Is Me": A Consideration of -- African American Women and the "Free Joan Little" -- Movement, 1974-75 -- Genna Rae McNeil -- 15 From the Kennedy Commission to the Combahee -- Collective: Black Feminist Organizing,-1960-80 -- Duchess Harris -- 16 The Civil Rights-Black Power Legacy: Black -- Women Elected Officials at the Local, State, -- and National Levels -- Linda Faye Williams -- Selected Bibliography -- Permissions -- Contributors -- Index -- All illustrations appear as a groupfollowing page 148
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-341) and index
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject African American women civil rights workers -- History -- 20th century.
African American women civil rights workers -- Biography.
African American women political activists -- History -- 20th century.
African American women political activists -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Black power -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African American leadership -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Franklin, V. P. (Vincent P.), 1947-
Collier-Thomas, Bettye.
LC no. 2001001550
ISBN 0814716024 acid-free paper
0814716032 paperback acid-free paper