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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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  • 8 of 9 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Beaufort County Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 323.1196 BEL (Text) 0530006105368 Adult Non-Fiction 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 -- 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.-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: African American women civil rights workers > History > 20th century > Biography.
African American women > Civil rights > History > 20th century.
Civil rights movements > United States.
United States > History > 20th century.
Civil rights workers.
HISTORY / African American.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Women In Politics.

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