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The Resource African American women in Congress : forming and transforming history, LaVerne McCain Gill

African American women in Congress : forming and transforming history, LaVerne McCain Gill

Label
African American women in Congress : forming and transforming history
Title
African American women in Congress
Title remainder
forming and transforming history
Statement of responsibility
LaVerne McCain Gill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This remarkable book by LaVerne Gill preserves the history of the struggles and accomplishments of fifteen courageous women, and will move others to learn from and follow their example. Readers are introduced to issues of vital importance to the Black community - Reconstruction, enfranchisement, lynching, civil rights struggles, the founding of advocacy groups, the power of the Congressional Black Caucus, the creation of majority minority districts that allowed greater
  • Representation in Congress, the struggle of largely Black Washington, D.C., for representation, and the recent dismantling of past gains by a Republican majority. Gill also describes the uphill battles for social justice and the rights of women that the fifteen women had to wage even within their own political parties, political organizations, and districts
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gill, LaVerne McCain
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • USA
  • African American women legislators
  • Weibliche Abgeordnete
  • Weibliche Schwarze
  • Geschichte
Label
African American women in Congress : forming and transforming history, LaVerne McCain Gill
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Introduction -- pt. 1. The Trailblazers. Ch. 2. Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (D-N.Y.) 1969-1982. Ch. 3. Barbara Charline Jordan (D-Tex.) 1973-1978. Ch. 4. Yvonne Brathwaite Burke (D-Calif.) 1973-1978. Ch. 5. Cardiss Robertson Collins (D-Ill.) 1973-1996. Ch. 6. Katie Beatrice Green Hall (D-Ind.) 1982-1984 -- pt. 2. The Urban Women of the 102d Congress. Ch. 7. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) 1991-. Ch. 8. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) 1991-. Ch. 9. Barbara-Rose Collins (D-Mich.) 1991-1996 -- pt. 3. The U.S. Senate. Ch. 10. Carol Moseley-Braun (D-Ill.) 1993- -- pt. 4. The Southern Women of the 103rd and 104th Congresses. Ch. 11. Corrine Brown (D-Fla.) 1993-. Ch. 12. Carrie Pittman Meek (D-Fla.) 1993-. Ch. 13. Cynthia Ann McKinney (D-Ga.) 1993-. Ch. 14. Eva McPherson Clayton (D-N.C.) 1993-. Ch. 15. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Tex.) 1993-. Ch. 16. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-Fla.) 1995-. Ch. 17. Epilogue -- Appendix. African Americans in the U.S. Congress, 1870-1996
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xi, 272 pages
Isbn
9780813523538
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
96029294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm35172559
  • (OCoLC)35172559
  • 40888
Label
African American women in Congress : forming and transforming history, LaVerne McCain Gill
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Introduction -- pt. 1. The Trailblazers. Ch. 2. Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (D-N.Y.) 1969-1982. Ch. 3. Barbara Charline Jordan (D-Tex.) 1973-1978. Ch. 4. Yvonne Brathwaite Burke (D-Calif.) 1973-1978. Ch. 5. Cardiss Robertson Collins (D-Ill.) 1973-1996. Ch. 6. Katie Beatrice Green Hall (D-Ind.) 1982-1984 -- pt. 2. The Urban Women of the 102d Congress. Ch. 7. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) 1991-. Ch. 8. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) 1991-. Ch. 9. Barbara-Rose Collins (D-Mich.) 1991-1996 -- pt. 3. The U.S. Senate. Ch. 10. Carol Moseley-Braun (D-Ill.) 1993- -- pt. 4. The Southern Women of the 103rd and 104th Congresses. Ch. 11. Corrine Brown (D-Fla.) 1993-. Ch. 12. Carrie Pittman Meek (D-Fla.) 1993-. Ch. 13. Cynthia Ann McKinney (D-Ga.) 1993-. Ch. 14. Eva McPherson Clayton (D-N.C.) 1993-. Ch. 15. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Tex.) 1993-. Ch. 16. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-Fla.) 1995-. Ch. 17. Epilogue -- Appendix. African Americans in the U.S. Congress, 1870-1996
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xi, 272 pages
Isbn
9780813523538
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
96029294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm35172559
  • (OCoLC)35172559
  • 40888

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