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Organizational Efforts and Problems “Lest I might become a contender for the position”

Linda O. McMurry.

in To Keep the Waters Troubled

December 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8766 words.

This chapter examines Ida B. Wells-Barnett's participation during the emergence of the black convention movement and the growth of national organizations at the turn of the century. It...

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Bridging Race Divides

Kate Dosset.

February 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas. 280 pages.

High-profile rivalries between black male leaders in the early twentieth century have contributed to the view that integrationism and black nationalism were diametrically opposed...

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Stewart, Sallie Wyatt

Darlene Clark Hine.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 794 words.

Stewart was a prominent figure in the flourishing black women's club movement in Indiana during the early decades of the twentieth century. A statewide network of scores of individual...

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Introduction

Kate Dossett.

in Bridging Race Divides

February 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6221 words.

This book examines the involvement of women in the fight against racism and segregation which was prevalent in the United States during the early twentieth century. While criticisms on the...

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A New Era

Wanda A. Hendricks.

in Fannie Barrier Williams

December 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 10258 words.

This chapter examines how Fannie Barrier Williams responded to both hardening racial attitudes and the growth of the black population in the second decade of the twentieth century by...

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Part 3 Trends in Decision and Conditioning Factors: Claims Relating to Respect, Nine Claims Relating to Racial Discrimination

Myres S. McDougal, Harold D. Lasswell and Lung-chu Chen.

in Human Rights and World Public Order

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 43 pages. 20507 words.

This chapter considers claims relating to racial discrimination. It begins with a factual background on the issue of race and racial discrimination, and more specifically the value...

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Mahopac, New York

Ethelene Whitmire.

in Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian

May 2014; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 3712 words.

This chapter describes Regina's active retirement years and examines her legacy. Regina lived for nearly a decade as a widow until February 5, 1993, when she died at the age of ninety-one...

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Haynes, Elizabeth Ross

Lisa Clayton Robinson.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 252 words.

Born to former slaves in Lowndes County, Alabama, Elizabeth Ross Haynes became a pioneering urban sociologist. Haynes graduated valedictorian of the State Normal School (now Alabama...

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Cook, Coralie Franklin

Connie Park Rice.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1066 words.

educator and club woman, was born Coralie Franklin in Lexington, Virginia, a daughter of Albert Franklin and Mary E. (maiden name unknown). During or immediately after the Civil War the...

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Young Women's Christian Association

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2752 words.

The Young Women's Christian Association, the nation's oldest and largest interdenominational women's organization, was for over one hundred years an important institution in the lives of...

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Butler, Selena Sloan

Michelle M. Strazer.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1065 words.

community leader and child-welfare activist, was born in Thomasville, Georgia, the daughter of Winnie Williams, a woman of African and American Indian descent, and William Sloan, a white...

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“Who Dares to Style This Female a Woman?”

Helen McLure.

in Lynching Beyond Dixie

March 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 13441 words.

This chapter examines the collective killing of women and children, demonstrating that the lynching of female and juvenile victims occurred more often than scholars have appreciated and...

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Brown, Hallie Quinn

Vivian Njeri Fisher.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1175 words.

Brown proclaimed, “Full citizenship must be given the colored woman because she needs the ballot for her protection and that of her children.” Brown was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,...

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World War I and African American Women.

Abha Sood Patel.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1335 words.

Before World War I, most black women lived in the agrarian South and performed low-paid housework and farm labor at a mere subsistence level. World War I started a mass movement of...

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Black Women's Club Movement

Lisa Clayton Robinson.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 802 words.

For nearly 200 years clubs, mutual aid societies, sororities, and organizations established by African American women have played active and positive roles in communities across the...

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Terrell, Mary Eliza Church

Cynthia Neverdon-Morton.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1377 words.

educator and social activist, was born in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Robert Reed Church, a businessman, and Louisa Ayres, a beautician and hair salon owner. Her father, a former...

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Part I Origins and Foundations of International Migration Law, 1 History of International Migration Law

Vincent Chetail.

in International Migration Law

April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 58 pages. 36069 words.

This chapter sketches the long and turbulent history of international migration law from the 16th to the 20th century. It covers the movement of persons in the doctrine of the Law of...

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Walker, A'Lelia

A'Lelia Bundles.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1326 words.

Walker, A'Lelia (06 June 1885–17 August 1931), arts patron and cosmetics industry executive, was born Lelia McWilliams in Delta, Louisiana, the only child of the Sarah Breedlove, who would...

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Perry, Fredericka Douglass Sprague (1872 - 1943), Clubwoman, Educator, Organization Founder / Official, Community Activist

Eric Gardner.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 922 words.

activist, was born in Rochester, New York, to Nathan Sprague and Rosetta Douglass (the eldest daughter of Frederick Douglass, for whom Fredericka was named). Nathan Sprague had great...

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The locations of homophobia

Rahul Rao.

in London Review of International Law

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 12918 words.

This article explores what is at stake in contemporary practices of locating homophobia, as expressed in debates surrounding the Ugandan Anti Homosexuality Act. Problematising both...

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