We, Too, Are Americans

We, Too, Are Americans : African American Women in Detroit and Richmond, 1940-54

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The story of how African American women used their wartime contributions on the home front to push for increased rights to equal employment,welfare benefits, worker equity and desegration of volunteer associations during WWII. The crucible for the civil rights movement.show more

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  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 159 x 239.3 x 24.1mm | 535.25g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0252028635
  • 9780252028632

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"Fascinating, well-written, and convincing, Shockley's impressive study fills a significant gap in the historical literature." ---Gretchen Lemke-Santangelo, author of Abiding Courage: African American Migrant Women in the East Bay Communityshow more

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