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With her fist raised : Dorothy Pitman Hughes and the transformative power of black community activism / Laura L. Lovett.

Lovett, Laura L., (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lower Macungie Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lower Macungie Library BIO HUGHES (Text) 33400001506065 New Adult Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807008898
  • ISBN: 0807008893
  • Physical Description: xi, 161 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2021]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- The Ridleys of Lumpkin, Georgia -- Finding Her Voice "Up South" -- Child Care, Community Care -- "Sisters Under the Skin": Taking the Stage in the Women's Movement -- "Racism with Roses": Miss New York City and the Transition to Harlem -- Whose Empowerment? Black Women's Business and the Politics of Gentrification -- Epilogue: Home Again.
Summary, etc.:
"The first biography of Dorothy Pitman Hughes, co-founder of Ms. Magazine and trailblazing Black feminist activist whose work made children, race, and welfare rights central to the women's movement"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Hughes, Dorothy Pitman.
African American feminists > Biography.
African American women civic leaders > Biography.
African American businesspeople > Biography.
Feminism > United States.
United States > Social conditions > 1945-
United States > Race relations.
United States > Politics and government.
Genre: Biographies.
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