By Martha S. Jones

ISBN-10: 0807831522

ISBN-13: 9780807831526

ISBN-10: 0807858455

ISBN-13: 9780807858455

where of women's rights in African American public tradition has been a permanent query, one who has lengthy engaged activists, commentators, and students. All certain Up Together explores the jobs black girls performed of their groups' social pursuits and the results of raising ladies into positions of visibility and management. Martha Jones finds how, throughout the 19th century, the "woman query" was once on the middle of pursuits opposed to slavery and for civil rights.

Unlike white girls activists, who frequently created their very own associations break free males, black girls, Jones explains, usually geared up inside already present institutions--churches, political firms, mutual reduction societies, and colleges. masking 3 generations of black ladies activists, Jones demonstrates that their strategy used to be no longer unanimous or monolithic yet replaced over the years and took numerous varieties, from a woman's correct to regulate her physique to her correct to vote. via a far-ranging examine politics, church, and social existence, Jones demonstrates how girls have assisted in shaping the process black public culture.

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