By Julie A. Gallagher

Julie A. Gallagher files six a long time of politically energetic black ladies in long island urban who waged struggles for justice, rights, and equality now not via grassroots activism yet via formal politics. In tracing the trails of black girls activists from women's golf equipment and civic organisations to nationwide politics--including appointments to presidential commissions, congressional workplaces, or even a presidential candidacy--Gallagher additionally articulates the imaginative and prescient of politics the ladies built and its impact at the Democratic get together and its guidelines. Deftly analyzing how race, gender, and the constitution of the nation itself form results, she exposes the layers of energy and discrimination at paintings in all sectors of U.S. society.

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