A Black women's history of the United States /

A vibrant and empowering history that emphasizes the perspectives and stories of African American women to show how they are, and have always been, instrumental in shaping our country. In centering Black women's stories, two award-winning historians seek both to empower African American women a...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Berry, Daina Ramey (Author), Gross, Kali N., 1972- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Boston : Beacon Press, [2020]
Series:Revisioning American history.
Table of Contents:
  • Nannie's legacy and the histories of Black women
  • Isabel's expedition and freedom, before 1619
  • Angela's exodus out of Africa, 1619-1760
  • Belinda's petition for independence, 1760-1820
  • Millie and Christine's performance and the expansion of slavery, 1820-1860
  • Mary's apron and the demise of slavery, 1860-1876
  • Frances's sex and the dawning of the Black women's era, 1876-1915
  • Augusta's clay, migration, and the Depression, 1915-1940
  • Alice's medals and Black women's war at home, 1940-1950
  • Aurelia's lawsuit against Jim Crow, 1950-1970
  • Shirley's run, Black power, politics, and Black feminism, 1970-2000
  • Patricia's climb and the sisters holding down liberty.