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Introduction to Black Feminism

This research guide celebrates the accomplishments of Black feminists and their scholarship and work.

Early Black Women Feminists

Publications on or by the early Black Women Leaders

Bacon, Margaret Hope. “‘One Great Bundle of Humanity’: Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911).” The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 113, no. 1 (1989): 21–43.

Taylor, Traki L. “'Womanhood Glorified': Nannie Helen Burroughs and the National Training School for Women and Girls, Inc., 1909-1961,” The Journal of African American History 87 (2002): 390-402.

Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954. A Colored Woman in the White World (1940).

Williams-Way, Gloria Taylor. “Lucy Craft Laney, the Mother of the Children of the People: Educator, Reformer, Social Activist.” ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 1998.


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