McCluskey, Audrey Thomas.

A Forgotten Sisterhood : Pioneering Black Women Educators and Activists in the Jim Crow South - Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014. - 1 online resource (193 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter One: The World They Inherited; Chapter Two: "Moving Like a Whirlwind"; Chapter Three: "The Best Secondary School in Georgia"; Chapter Four: "Ringing Up a School"; Chapter Five: "Show Some Daylight Between You"; Chapter Six: "Telling Some Mighty Truths"; Chapter Seven: "The Masses and the Classes"; Chapter Eight: Passing into History; Milestones and Legacies; Bibliography; Special Collections; Index; About the Author

In the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century a small group of women overcame personal and professional hardships to gain national prominence as educational reformers and social activists. This book takes a biographical look at Lucy Craft Laney, Mary McLeod Bethune, Nannie Helen Burroughs, Charlotte Hawkins Brown. The four women knew each other through the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs. The other four women founded schools for African-American children, as well as being activists, lecturers, and suffragists, and the book includes interviews with students who came fro

9781442211407 59.99 (UA)


African American civil rights workers -- Biography.
African American women educators -- Biography.
African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Educators -- United States -- Biography.


Electronic books.

LA2311 .F384 2014

378.43