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Black Women's Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

Betty Livingston Adams
Format
Book
Published
New York : New York University Press, [2016]
Language
English
ISBN
9780814745465, 0814745466
Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1. "Please allow me space": race and faith in the suburbs
  • 2. "A great work for God and humanity": African American Christian women and organized social reform
  • 3. "The home away from home": suffrage, war, and civic righteousness
  • 4. "Unholy and unchristian attitude": interracial dialogue in segregated spaces, 1920-1937
  • 5. "Putting real American ideals in American life": church women and electoral politics
  • 6. "Carthage must be destroyed": health, housing, and the New Deal
  • Conclusion: "You just as well die with the ague as with the fever".
Description
x, 246 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-234) and index.
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