New PDF release: Black Women and Politics in New York City (Women in American

By Julie A. Gallagher

ISBN-10: 0252036964

ISBN-13: 9780252036965

ISBN-10: 0252080564

ISBN-13: 9780252080562

Julie A. Gallagher records six a long time of politically lively black ladies in ny urban who waged struggles for justice, rights, and equality now not via grassroots activism yet via formal politics. In tracing the trails of black girls activists from women's golf equipment and civic firms to nationwide politics--including appointments to presidential commissions, congressional workplaces, or even a presidential candidacy--Gallagher additionally articulates the imaginative and prescient of politics the ladies constructed and its impact at the Democratic celebration and its regulations. Deftly reading how race, gender, and the constitution of the country itself form results, she exposes the layers of strength and discrimination at paintings in all sectors of U.S. society.

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