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text Double victory : how African American women broke race and gender barriers to help win World War II

Summary

An account of the lesser-known contributions of African-American women during World War II reveals how they helped lay the foundations for the Civil Rights Movement by challenging racial and gender barriers at home and abroad.

Contents

War workers : "Negroes cannot be accepted" -- Political activists : "I am not a party girl, I want to build a movement" -- In the military : "will all the colored girls move over on this side" -- Volunteers : "back the attack" -- Entertainers : "we don'ttake your kind".

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266 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Publisher
Chicago Review Press 2013

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TADL-WOOD 940.53 MUL in Adult Non-fiction Available

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