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Author Hicks, Cheryl D., 1971-

Title Talk with you like a woman [electronic resource] : African American women, justice, and reform in New York, 1890-1935 / Cheryl D. Hicks.

Imprint Chapel Hill [N.C.] : University of North Carolina Press, 2010.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 372 p. : ill.
Series Gender and American culture
Gender & American culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents To live a fuller and freer life : black women migrants' expectations and New York's urban realities, 1890-1927 -- The only one that would be interested in me : police brutality, black women's protection, and the New York Race Riot of 1900 -- I want to save these girls : single black women's protectors--the White Rose Home and the National League for the Protection of Colored Women, 1895-1911 -- Colored women of hard and vicious character : respectability, domesticity, and crime, 1893-1933 -- Tragedy of the colored girl in court : the National Urban League and New York's Women's Court, 1911-1931 -- In danger of becoming morally depraved : single black women, working-class black families, and New York State's Wayward Minor Laws, 1917-1928 -- A rather bright and good-looking colored girl : black women's sexuality, "harmful intimacy," and attempts to regulate desire, 1917-1928 -- I don't live on my sister, I living of myself : parole, gender, and black families, 1905-1935 -- She would be better off in the South : sending women on parole to their southern kin, 1920-1935 -- Conclusion: thank god I am independent one more time.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject African American women -- Employment -- New York (State) -- New York.
African American women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions.
Sex role -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Women's rights -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Racism -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780807834244 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807871621 (pbk : alk. paper)
9780807882320 (e-book)

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