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Black women and politics in New York City

Julie A. Gallagher

Black women and politics in New York City

by Julie A. Gallagher

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / General,
  • African American women,
  • Civil rights,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies,
  • Political activity,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women"s Studies

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJulie A. Gallagher
    SeriesWomen in American history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.93.N56 G35 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25101998M
    ISBN 109780252036965, 9780252094101
    LC Control Number2011045140

    New York City Public Advocate Letitia James made history by becoming the first woman elected state attorney general and the first black woman to win statewide office in New York. State Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins is set to become the first woman to lead a majority conference in the state Legislature when the new class of lawmakers takes office in January.   Cheryl A. Wall, 71, Dies; Champion of Black Literary Women An author and longtime professor at Rutgers, she pressed for the inclusion of black authors in .

      Black Women Remain Underrepresented in All Levels of Politics But particularly in statewide executive office positions, which just 10 black women in nine states have ever held, according to a new. Recommended Citation. Gallagher, Julie A., "Women of action: the new politics of black women in New York City, " (). Doctoral Dissertations - February Author: Julie A. Gallagher.

    In the worst anti-black riot of nineteenth century New York, the Civil War Draft Riots of , the antebellum period ended for blacks as it had begun soon after the War of with attempts to expunge blacks, this time by violent means, from New York's social, cultural, political, and economic life.   Although not overtly a political group – it operated primarily as a mutual aid society – Alexander deftly shows how this organization came to be ‘the most outspoken advocates for Black social and political rights in New York City’ (p. 14).


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Julie A. Gallagher documents six decades of politically active black women in New York City who waged struggles for justice, rights, and equality not through grassroots activism but through formal politics.

In tracing the paths of black women activists from women's clubs and civic organizations to national politics--including appointments to presidential commissions, congressional offices, and even a presidential candidacy--Gallagher also articulates the vision of politics the women 5/5(1).

Julie A. Gallagher documents six decades of politically active black women in New York City who waged struggles for justice, rights, and equality not through grassroots activism but through formal politics.

In tracing the paths of black women activists from women's clubs and civic organizations to national politics--including appointments to presidential commissions, congressional offices, and even a presidential candidacy--Gallagher also articulates the vision of politics the women Cited by: 5.

Black Women and Politics in New York City book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Julie A. Gallagher documents six decades of poli /5(2). As part of their response to that reality, this book argues, black women in New York City developed a broad vision of politics that included a strategic engagement with various arms of the state, especially the legislative branch of : University of Illinois Press.

Black Women and Politics in New York City. Black women in liberal reform, from suffrage to civil rights. An essential contribution to twentieth-century political history, Black Women and Politics in New York City documents African American women in New York City fighting for justice, civil rights, and equality in the turbulent world of formal politics from the suffrage and women's rights.

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Gallagher posits her book as a “new chapter of political history” that documents African American women's emergence in party politics in New York City, working in government agencies and launching candidacies for elected : Bettye Collier-Thomas. Julie A. Gallagher documents six decades of politically active black women in New York City who waged struggles for justice, rights, and equality not through grassroots activism but through formal politics.

In tracing the paths of black women activists from women's clubs and civic organizations to national politics--including appointments to presidential commissions, congressional offices, and.

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This is a compelling black feminist critique. Black Women and Politics in New York City is thus an important addition to the literature on the American women’s movement, the northern civil rights movement, and the political history of New York and the nation.

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