In Search of Callie House and the Origins of the Modern Reparations Movement

@article{Berry2006InSO,
  title={In Search of Callie House and the Origins of the Modern Reparations Movement},
  author={Mary Frances Berry},
  journal={The Journal of African American History},
  year={2006},
  volume={91},
  pages={323 - 327}
}
  • M. Berry
  • Published 22 June 2006
  • History
  • The Journal of African American History
I appreciate the comments from these prominent scholars who participated in the ASALH plenary session and this book forum on My Face Is Black Is True. I hope their reactions encourage the widespread acceptance of Callie House and the Ex-Slave Movement in the historiography of the African American experience. Darlene Clark Hine aptly places the narrative in the distinct field of "Liberation Historiography." She also finds it a worthy addition to the field of black women's history. If scholars… 
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