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Want to start a revolution? : radical women in the Black freedom struggle / edited by Dayo F. Gore, Jeanne Theoharis, and Komozi Woodard
Alternate Title Radical women in the Black freedom struggle
New York : New York University Press, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E185.615 .W328 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African American women civil rights workers -- History -- 20th century
African American women political activists -- History -- 20th century
Women radicals -- United States -- History -- 20th century
African American radicals -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Black power -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Feminism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Communism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Subject United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description ix, 353 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents "No small amount of change could do": Esther Cooper Jackson and the making of a Black Left feminist / Erik S. McDuffie -- What "the cause" needs is a "brainy and energetic woman ": a study of female charismatic leadership in Baltimore / Prudence Cumberbatch -- From communist politics to Black power: the visionary politics and transnational solidarities of Victoria "Vicki" Ama Garvin / Dayo F. Gore -- Shirley Graham Du Bois: portrait of the Black woman artist as a revolutionary / Gerald Horne and Margaret Stevens -- "A life history of being rebellious": the radicalism of Rosa Parks / Jeanne Theoharis -- Framing the panther: Assata Shakur and Black female agency / Joy James -- Revolutionary women, revolutionary education: the Black Panther Party's Oakland Community School / Ericka Huggins and Angela D. LeBlanc-Ernest -- Must revolution be a family affair?: revisiting The Black woman / Margo Natalie Crawford -- Retraining the heartworks: women in Atlanta's Black arts movement / James Smethurst -- "Women's liberation or-- Black liberation, you're fighting the same enemies": Florynce Kennedy, Black power, and feminism / Sherie M. Randolph -- To make that someday come: Shirley Chisholm's radical politics of possibility / Joshua Guild -- Denise Oliver and the Young Lords Party: stretching the political boundaries of struggle / Johanna Fernández -- Grassroots leadership and Afro-Asian solidarities: Yuri Kochiyama's humanizing radicalism / Diane C. Fujino -- "We do whatever becomes necessary": Johnnie Tillmon, welfare rights, and Black power / Premilla Nadasen
Alternate Author Gore, Dayo F
Theoharis, Jeanne
Woodard, Komozi

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