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Bridging race divides : Black nationalism, feminism, and integration in the United States, 1896-1935

Author: Kate Dossett
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ideas of authenticity and respectability were central to the construction of black identities within black cultural and political resistance movements of the early twentieth century. Unfortunately both concepts have also been used to demonize black middle-class women whose endeavors towards racial uplift are too frequently dismissed as assimilationist and whose class status has apparently disqualified them from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Dossett
ISBN: 9780813031408 0813031400
OCLC Number: 123968020
Description: xvi, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Laying the groundwork : Washington, Burroughs, Bethune, and the clubwomen's movement --
Black nationalism and interracialism in the Young Women's Christian Association --
Luxuriant growth : the Walkers and Black economic nationalism --
Amy Jacques Garvey, Jessie Fauset, and pan-African feminist thought.
Responsibility: Kate Dossett.

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Examines the political thought and cultural production of prominent black women leaders in the years between the founding of the National Association of Colored Women in 1896 and the National Council  Read more...
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