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Black Women Supernatural Consultants, Numbers Gambling, and Public Outcries against Supernaturalism

LaShawn Harris

in Sex Workers, Psychics, and Numbers Runners: Black Women in New York City's Underground Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040207
eISBN:
9780252098420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040207.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the lives of self-professed African American supernatural laborers. Capitalizing on New Yorkers' fascination with the supernatural world and the city's informal-sector economy, ... More


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Gretchen Long

in Doctoring Freedom: The Politics of African American Medical Care in Slavery and Emancipation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835838
eISBN:
9781469601472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837399_long.4
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book traces the history of the place of African American patients and medical practitioners in the nation's medical landscape from slavery through the Civil War and Reconstruction up to the turn ... More


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