Organizing Black America: An Encyclopedia of African American Associations

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Nina Mjagkij
Taylor & Francis, Sep 1, 2003 - Social Science - 700 pages
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This A-Z Encyclopedia includes information on over 500 organizations, their founders and membership, and the ways in which these diverse African American organizations have influenced blacks in America. An important resource for every library, this Encyclopedia is both authoritative and engrossing, with entries on: * African Aid Society * African-Americans for Humanism * Black Academy of Arts and Letters * Black Women's Liberation Committee * Minority Women in Science * National Association of Black Geologists and Geophysicists * National Dental Association * National Medical Association * Negro Railway Labor Executives Committee * Pennsylvania Freedmen's Relief Association * Women's Missionary Society, African Methodist Episcopal Church * and many more.

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Nina Mjagkij is Associate Professor of History and Director of African-American Studies at Ball State University. She is the author of "Light in the Darkness: African Americans and the YMCA, 1852-1946".

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