Black Women Abolitionists: A Study in Activitism, 1828-1860

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Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1992 - Social Science - 204 pages
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Looks at how the pattern was set for Black female activism in working for abolitionism while confronting both sexism and racism
 

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Black women abolitionists: a study in activism, 1828-1860

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In a detailed morphology of free black women's experiences in antebellum reform, historian Yee shifts the genesis of radical antislavery from the Garrisonians to blacks and finds free black women ... Read full review

Contents

Kinship Friendship and Community
12
Black Women and the Cult of True Womanhood
40
Working for the Welfare of Our Race
60
Bibliography
184
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