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When and where I enter : the impact of Black women on race and sex in America

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African-American Women and Abortion: A Neglected History

  • L. Ross
  • History
    Journal of health care for the poor and underserved
  • 1992
A brief historical record of the ways African-American women have sought to control their fertility through the use of abortion and birth control is assembled and the activism of African- American women in the establishment of family planning clinics and in defense of abortion rights is examined.

Mothering at the Crossroads

In 1982, two hundred African American women lay on the road to block the trucks that were to put a PCB dump in Warren County, North Carolina, and the movement against environmental racism was born.

Passing the Torch

Since Africans arrived in Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619, women have been involved inthe African American experience. They have been, and still are, instrumental in shaping America and in the journey

Black Women in the United States a Bibliography of Recent Works

the continuing identification of works on black women are Bibliographic Index, Index to Periodical Articles By and About Blacks, Public Affairs Information Service, Sage Race Relations Abstracts, and

Romantic Unions in an Era of Uncertainty: A Post-Moynihan Perspective on African American Women and Marriage

This article provides a brief overview of how African American women are situated in and around the thesis of the Moynihan Report. The authors take the lens of uncertainty and apply it to a

Am I a woman? The normalisation of woman in US History

The curriculum of US History has improved substantially in its presentation of women over the 40 years since Trecker's 1971 study of US History textbooks. While studies show increased inclusions,

Women and the Emergence of the NAACP

This article discusses contributions of women to the emergence of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Using network analysis, the author studied affiliations between

Menopause and the transmission of women's knowledge: African American and white women's perspectives.

  • E. Agee
  • Education
    Medical anthropology quarterly
  • 2000
Drawing on literature that examines the effects of race, class, and kinship on mother/daughter relationships, this article explores the reasons for this divergence in women's attitudes on the transmission of knowledge about menopause from sources other than biomedical providers.

Valiant Girls and Vulnerable Boys: The Impact of Gender and Race on Mothers' Caregiving for Chronically Ill Children.

Notions of gender are embedded in the social structure and often subtly affect our views and expectations in virtually every area of life. It is only gradually, as a consequence of an emerging

Getting Our Feet Wet: Women of Color and the National Standards for World History

As a child I never loved history. In fact, I hated it. It was a domain in which I, as a person of color, had no place. When I peered into the "stream of human history," no famiUar-looking faces



The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom 1750–1925

This statement by the novelist Ralph Ellison captures the oppressive condition of enslavement, but also reveals the collective strength of the African and Black American in the development and

The Negro in the making of America

Contents Introduction by V. P. Franklin Foreword 1 From Africa to the New World (to 1619) 2 The Colonial and Revolutionary War Negro (1619-1800) 3 The House of Bondage (1800-1860) 4 The Nonslave

Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil

W. E. B. Du Bois was a public intellectual, sociologist, and activist on behalf of the African American community. He profoundly shaped black political culture in the United States through his

The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution

This carefully researched history details the military, political, economic, and cultural experience of black people during the era of the American Revolution. Beginning with Crispus Attucks, the

Crusade for justice;: The autobiography of Ida B. Wells

Thank you very much for downloading crusade for justice the autobiography of ida b wells. Maybe you have knowledge that, people have search hundreds times for their favorite readings like this

The passion for equality

From the Revolutionary War through the Civil War to the debates of today, the passion for equality has been one of the keystones of American society. This study offers an historical survey of the

Revolt Against Chivalry: Jessie Daniel Ames and the Women's Campaign Against Lynching

Beginnings out of obscurity a bond of common womanhood the double role a strange and bitter fruit a movement of southern white women deeply buried causes a choice of tactics quietly but definitely

Women And The American Labor Movement

Documents and contemporary writings underlie a study of women workers' fight to gain union recognition, win parity with male workers, and organize the steel mills, Southern textile mills, and

The Good Fight

The authors may not be able to make you love reading, but the good fight will lead you to love reading starting from now and this will give you the kindness.