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Women, Race, & Class

A powerful study of the women's liberation movement in the U.S., from abolitionist days to the present, that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders. From the widely revered and legendary political activist and scholar Angela Davis
eBook, English, 2011
Random House US, New York, 2011
1 online resource (197 pages)
9780394713519, 0394713516
1. The legacy of slavery: standards for a new womanhood
2. The anti-slavery movement and the birth of women's rights
3. Class and race in the early women's rights campaign
4. Racism in the woman suffrage movement
5. The meaning of emancipation according to black women
6. Education and liberation: black women's perspective
7. Woman suffrage at the turn of the century: the rising influence of racism
8. Black women and the club movement
9. Working women, black women and the history of the suffrage movement
10. Communist women
11. Rape, racism and the myth of the black rapist
12. Racism, birth control and reproductive rights
13. The approaching obsolescence of housework: a working-class perspective