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The Resource Talk with you like a woman : African American women, justice, and reform in New York, 1890-1935, Cheryl D. Hicks

Talk with you like a woman : African American women, justice, and reform in New York, 1890-1935, Cheryl D. Hicks

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Talk with you like a woman : African American women, justice, and reform in New York, 1890-1935
Title
Talk with you like a woman
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African American women, justice, and reform in New York, 1890-1935
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Cheryl D. Hicks
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eng
Summary
With this book, Cheryl Hicks brings to light the voices and viewpoints of black working-class women, especially southern migrants, who were the subjects of urban and penal reform in early twentieth-century New York. In need of support as they navigated the discriminatory labor and housing markets and contended with poverty, maternity, and domestic violence, black women instead found themselves subject to hostility from black leaders, urban reformers, and the police. Through their actions as well as their words, black working-class women challenged prevailing views regarding black women and mor
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Gender and American culture
Talk with you like a woman : African American women, justice, and reform in New York, 1890-1935, Cheryl D. Hicks
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Talk with you like a woman : African American women, justice, and reform in New York, 1890-1935, Cheryl D. Hicks
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5149/9780807882320_hicks
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-354) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
To live a fuller and freer life : black women migrants' expectations and New York's urban realities, 1890-1927 -- The only one that would be interested in me : police brutality, black women's protection, and the New York Race Riot of 1900 -- I want to save these girls : single black women and their protectors, 1895-1911 -- Colored women of hard and vicious character : respectability, domesticity, and crime, 1893-1933 -- Tragedy of the colored girl in court : the National Urban League and New York's Women's Court, 1911-1931 -- In danger of becoming morally depraved : single black women, working-class black families, and New York State's Wayward Minor Laws, 1917-1928 -- A rather bright and good-looking colored girl : black women's sexuality, "harmful intimacy," and attempts to regulate desire, 1917-1928 -- I don't live on my sister, I living of myself : parole, gender, and black families, 1905-1935 -- She would be better off in the South : sending women on parole to their southern kin, 1920-1935 -- Conclusion: thank god I am independent one more time
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1 online resource (xiv, 372 pages)
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9781469603759
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illustrations, portraits.
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