Florynce Flo Kennedy

Author: Sherie M. Randolph
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469623927
Size: 42.50 MB
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In the first biography of Kennedy, Sherie M. Randolph traces the life and political influence of this strikingly bold and controversial radical activist.

Liberated Threads

Author: Tanisha C. Ford
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469625164
Size: 43.68 MB
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In this thought-provoking book, Tanisha C. Ford explores how and why black women in places as far-flung as New York City, Atlanta, London, and Johannesburg incorporated style and beauty culture into their activism.

Still Lifting Still Climbing

Author: Kimberly Springer
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814708609
Size: 14.28 MB
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Still Lifting, Still Climbing is the first volume of its kind to document African American women's activism in the wake of the civil rights movement.

Want To Start A Revolution

Author: Jeanne Theoharis
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814732304
Size: 79.80 MB
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The story of the black freedom struggle in America has been overwhelmingly male-centric, starring leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and Huey Newton.

Sojourning For Freedom

Author: Erik S. McDuffie
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822350505
Size: 38.67 MB
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Illuminates a pathbreaking black radical feminist politics forged by black women leftists active in the U.S. Communist Party between its founding in 1919 and its demise in the 1950s.

Painted Cities

Author: Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski
Publisher: McSweeney's
ISBN: 1940450381
Size: 23.33 MB
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Simultaneously tough and tender, these stories mark the debut of a writer poised to represent his city's literature for decades to come.

Suits Me

Author: Diane Wood Middlebrook
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395957899
Size: 72.29 MB
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Relates the remarkable story of Billy Tipton, a female jazz musician who lived as a man for nearly fifty years

Lavender And Red

Author: Emily K. Hobson
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520965701
Size: 55.62 MB
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Lavender and Red recounts a far different story: a history of queer radicals who understood their sexual liberation as intertwined with solidarity against imperialism, war, and racism.

Household Workers Unite

Author: Premilla Nadasen
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807014516
Size: 61.88 MB
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Telling the stories of African American domestic workers, this book resurrects a little-known history of domestic worker activism in the 1960s and 1970s, offering new perspectives on race, labor, feminism, and organizing.