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Erschienen in: Journal of African American Studies 4/2021

27.12.2021 | BOOK REVIEW

Berry, Daina R., and Gross, Kali N. (2020). A Black Women’s History of the United States

Boston, Massachusetts: Beacon Press. ISBN 9780807033555. pp. 304. Hardback

verfasst von: Fakhtah Abdulla

Erschienen in: Journal of African American Studies | Ausgabe 4/2021

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Black history in the USA is often defined within the confines of certain eras of American history, such as the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, Reconstruction, and the modern Civil Rights Movement. The latter period is almost always associated with well-known Black male leaders, with little acknowledgement and credit given to the women who were instrumental in starting, shaping, and driving the movement. Written by Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross, A Black Women’s History of the United States (2020) is a book that centers the experiences of Black women in American history, instead of relegating them to the margins. The authors also challenge the traditional framing of Black history in the USA. …
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Titel
Berry, Daina R., and Gross, Kali N. (2020). A Black Women’s History of the United States
Boston, Massachusetts: Beacon Press. ISBN 9780807033555. pp. 304. Hardback
verfasst von
Fakhtah Abdulla
Publikationsdatum
27.12.2021
Verlag
Springer US
Erschienen in
Journal of African American Studies / Ausgabe 4/2021
Print ISSN: 1559-1646
Elektronische ISSN: 1936-4741
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12111-021-09564-0