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Want to start a revolution? : radical women in the Black freedom struggle

Author: Dayo F Gore; Jeanne Theoharis; Komozi Woodard
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

From Rosa Parks and Esther Cooper Jackson, to Shirley Graham DuBois and Assata Shakur, a host of women demonstrated a lifelong commitment to radical change, embracing multiple roles to sustain the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dayo F Gore; Jeanne Theoharis; Komozi Woodard
ISBN: 9780814783139 0814783139 9780814783146 0814783147 9780814732304 0814732305
OCLC Number: 326484307
Description: ix, 353 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "No small amount of change could do" : Esther Cooper Jackson and the making of a Black Left feminist / Erik McDuffie --
What "the cause" needs is a "brainy and energetic woman " : a study of female charismatic leadership in Baltimore / Prudence Cumberbatch --
From communist politics to Black power : the visionary politics and transnational solidarities of Vicki Garvin / Dayo F. Gore --
Shirley Graham Du Bois : portrait of the Black woman artist as a revolutionary / Gerald Horne and Margaret Stevens --
"A life history of being rebellious" : the radicalism of Rosa Parks / Jeanne Theoharis --
Framing the panther : Assata Shakur and Black female agency / Joy James --
Revolutionary women and the Black Panther Party's Oakland Community School / Ericka Huggins and Angela D. LeBlanc-Ernest --
Must revolution be a family affair? : revisiting the Black woman / Margo Natalie Crawford --
Retraining the heartworks : women in Atlanta's Black arts movement / James Smethurst --
"Women's liberation or Black liberation, you're fighting the same enemies" : Florynce Kennedy, Black power, and feminism / Sherie M. Randolph --
To make that someday come : Shirley Chisholm's radical politics of possibility / Joshua Guild --
Denise Oliver and the Young Lords : stretching the political boundaries of struggle / Johanna Fernandez --
Grassroots leadership and Afro-Asian solidarities : Yuri Kochiyama's humanizing radicalism / Diane C. Fujino --
"We do whatever becomes necessary" : Johnnie Tillmon, welfare rights, and Black power / Premilla Nadasen.
Responsibility: edited by Dayo F. Gore, Jeanne Theoharis, and Komozi Woodard.
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"This noteworthy collection returns women activists to their place at the center of American radicalism. In the spirit of the radical women it profiles, Want to Start a Revolution? promises to Read more...

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