A Forgotten Sisterhood

Author: Audrey Thomas McCluskey
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442211407
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A Forgotten Sisterhood from the Author: Audrey Thomas McCluskey. Emerging from the darkness of the slave era and Reconstruction, black activist women Lucy Craft Laney, Mary McLeod Bethune, Charlotte Hawkins Brown, and Nannie Helen Burroughs founded schools aimed at liberating African-American youth from disadvantaged futures in the segregated and decidedly unequal South. From the late nineteenth through mid-twentieth centuries, these individuals fought discrimination as members of a larger movement of black women who uplifted future generations through a focus on education, social service, and cultural transformation. Born free, but with the shadow of the slave past still implanted in their consciousness, Laney, Bethune, Brown, and Burroughs built off each other’s successes and learned from each other’s struggles as administrators, lecturers, and suffragists. Drawing from the women’s own letters and writings about educational methods and from remembrances of surviving students, Audrey Thomas McCluskey reveals the pivotal significance of this sisterhood’s legacy for later generations and for the institution of education itself.

The Sisterhood Of The Coin

Author: Z. Minor
Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc
ISBN: 1509204180
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The Sisterhood Of The Coin from the Author: Z. Minor. Nicola Highbridge travels to London to honor a childhood pledge and foil a plot that threatens both the British Museum and her sister who works there. But wherever she goes, she crosses paths with a disturbing workman who both distracts and attracts her. Clay Barber, Earl of Woodhaven, is a government agent in disguise. In London to ferret out a terrorist group and put an end to the cutthroats' escalating plans, he finds himself fascinated by Nicola's herbal healing skills and drawn into the parallel criminal world threatening her life. When he realizes she is the type of independent woman he has been looking for his entire adult life, he wants to run. Nicola has her own reasons for not allowing herself to be attracted to the tall, dark, handsome man always in her path and in her thoughts. Meeting death is an ever-present possibility. Finding everlasting love amidst the chaos of intrigue and betrayal is a more dangerous dream.

Sisterhood Is Global

Author: Robin Morgan
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504033248
Size: 76.69 MB
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Sisterhood Is Global from the Author: Robin Morgan. A powerful and essential anthology that sheds light on the status of women throughout the world Hailed by Alice Walker as “one of the most important human documents of the century,” this collection of groundbreaking essays examines the global status of women’s experiences, from oppression to persecution. Originally published in 1984, the compilation features pieces written by a diverse set of powerful women—journalists, politicians, grassroots activists, and scholars—from seventy countries. Author Robin Morgan, a champion of women’s rights herself, expertly weaves these inspiring essays into one comprehensive feminist text. These compelling “herstories” contain thoroughly researched statistics on the status of women throughout the world. Each chapter focuses on a different country and includes data on education, government, marriage, motherhood, prostitution, rape, sexual harassment, and sexual preference. Sisterhood Is Global transcends political systems and geographical boundaries to unite women and their experiences in a way that remains unequalled, even decades after its first publication.

Cultivating Achievement Respect And Empowerment Care For African American Girls In Prek 12 Settings

Author: Dr. Patricia J. Larke
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1681235080
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Cultivating Achievement Respect And Empowerment Care For African American Girls In Prek 12 Settings from the Author: Dr. Patricia J. Larke. chapters discuss issues impacting the education of African American girls and many of challenges that they encounter during their schooling experiences. The chapters were written by 24 authors including a school superintendent, university administrator and professors, classroom teacher, mother and a 10th grade African American student. The 20 chapters of the book are organized into four sections. Section one introduces the book and provides critical perspectives. Section Two focuses on Curriculum and instruction. Section Three shares information from significant stakeholders while the last section includes other schooling experiences and ends with a powerful poem by a tenth grade African American girl, entitled “Proud.” The forward of the book, written by a Japanese American scholar, Valerie Pang, denotes the urgency of the book noting that the book “warms the heart.” The book ends with an epilogue, written by an African American scholar, Tyrone Howard, who has a vested interest in African American males. He shares commanding interest in this scholarship, because what happens to African American females, impacts African American males and the entire African American community.

Mary Mcleod Bethune In Florida

Author: Ashley N. Robertson
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1626199833
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Mary Mcleod Bethune In Florida from the Author: Ashley N. Robertson. Mary McLeod Bethune was often called the "First Lady of Negro America," but she made significant contributions to the political climate of Florida as well. From the founding of the Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls in 1904, Bethune galvanized African American women for change. She created an environment in Daytona Beach that, despite racial tension throughout the state, allowed Jackie Robinson to begin his journey to integrating Major League Baseball less than two miles away from her school. Today, her legacy lives through a number of institutions, including Bethune-Cookman University and the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation National Historic Landmark. Historian Ashley Robertson explores the life, leadership and amazing contributions of this dynamic activist. Book jacket.

The Stratford Gallery Or The Shakspeare Sisterhood Comprising Forty Five Ideal Portraits Described By H L P Illustrated With Fine Engravings On Steel From Designs By Eminent Hands

Author: Henrietta Lee PALMER
Publisher:
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The Stratford Gallery Or The Shakspeare Sisterhood Comprising Forty Five Ideal Portraits Described By H L P Illustrated With Fine Engravings On Steel From Designs By Eminent Hands from the Author: Henrietta Lee PALMER.

Building Sisterhood

Author: Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 9780815627371
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Building Sisterhood from the Author: Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The often forgotten role of Catholic sisters is told in this history of the order of the Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. In a series of 13 essays, the authors provide an insight into the mysterious world of the sisters, and their values and mission.

A Secret Sisterhood

Author: Emma Claire Sweeney
Publisher: Aurum Press Limited
ISBN: 9781781315941
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A Secret Sisterhood from the Author: Emma Claire Sweeney. 'In digging up the forgotten friendships chronicled in A Secret Sisterhood, Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney have done much service to literary history.' Margaret Atwood 'A Secret Sisterhood will help make women's literary friendships of the past relevant to the present.' Mich�le Roberts 'A Secret Sisterhood offers a clever new perspective on established literary figures.' Tracy Chevalier In their first book together, Midorikawa and Sweeney resurrect four literary collaborations, which were sometimes illicit, scandalous and volati≤ sometimes supportive, radical or inspiring; but always, until now, tantalisingly consigned to the shadows. Drawing on letters and diaries, some of which have never been published before, and new documents uncovered during the authors' research, the creative connections explored here reveal: Jane Austen's bond with a family servant, the amateur playwright Anne Sharp; how Charlotte Bront� was inspired by the daring feminist Mary Tayl∨ the transatlantic relationship between George Eliot and the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe; and the underlying erotic charge that lit the friendship of Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield - a pair too often dismissed as bitter foes. A Secret Sisterhood uncovers the hidden literary friendships of the world's most respected female authors.