Talk with you like a woman: African American women, justice, and reform in New York, 1890 - 1935

Introduction : Talk with you like a woman -- 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 -...

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Main Author: Hicks, Cheryl D. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill, NC Univ. of North Carolina Press c 2010
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Summary:Introduction : Talk with you like a woman -- 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 and their protectors, 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
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-354) and index
Physical Description:XIV, 372 S. Ill. 25 cm
ISBN:0807834246
0807871621
9780807834244
9780807871621