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Becoming a Black Woman's Historian

Darlene Clark Hine

in Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832011
eISBN:
9781469604763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889121_white.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Darlene Clark Hine and her induction as a fellow into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) on October 6, 2006. This came as a pleasant surprise for Hine, as she ... More


Madam C. J. Walker's Gospel of Giving: Black Women's Philanthropy during Jim Crow

Tyrone McKinley Freeman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043451
eISBN:
9780252052330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043451.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving: Black Women’s Philanthropy during Jim Crow presents the first comprehensive story of Walker’s philanthropic giving arguing that she was a significant ... More


A Great Sacrifice: Northern Black Soldiers, Their Families, and the Experience of Civil War

James G. Mendez

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282500
eISBN:
9780823285907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282500.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This study analyzes the effects of the Civil War on northern black families as they sacrificed for a Union victory, and asks the question, how were black Union soldiers from the North and their ... More


On Women, Rights, and Writing: June Jordan and Alice Walker

Cheryl A. Wall

in On Freedom and the Will to Adorn: The Art of the African American Essay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646909
eISBN:
9781469646923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646909.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter charts the relationship between two prolific African American essayists, June Jordan and Alice Walker. Unlike Ellison and Baldwin, who were contemporaries but not allies, Jordan and ... More


Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso: A Tale of Race, Sex, and Violence in America

Kali Nicole Gross

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190241216
eISBN:
9780190494407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241216.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Shortly after the discovery of a headless, limbless torso on the bank of a pond just outside of Philadelphia, investigators homed in on two black suspects: Hannah Mary Tabbs and George Wilson, a ... More


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