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Lighting the fires of freedom : African American women in the civil rights movement / Janet Dewart Bell.

Bell, Janet Dewart, (author.).

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Summary:

Through wide-ranging conversations with nine African American women, several now in their nineties with decades of untold stories, we hear what ignited and fueled their activism, as Bell vividly captures their inspiring voices.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 323.1196 BELL 2018 (Text) 23892000944598 Main Collection Book None 07/11/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781620973356
  • ISBN: 1620973359
  • Physical Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Leah Chase -- Dr. June Jackson Christmas -- Aileen Hernandez -- Diane Nash -- Judy Richardson -- Kathleen Cleaver -- Gay McDougall -- Gloria Richardson -- Myrlie Evers.
Summary, etc.:
Through wide-ranging conversations with nine African American women, several now in their nineties with decades of untold stories, we hear what ignited and fueled their activism, as Bell vividly captures their inspiring voices.
Subject: African American women civil rights workers > History > 20th century > Biography.
African American women > Civil rights > History > 20th century.
Civil rights movements > United States.
Civil rights workers > Biography.
African American women > Biography.
United States > History > 20th century.
Genre: Biographies.

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