Rethinking Black Women Freedom Fighters: Gloria Richardson, Louise Thompson...

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

New York, NY 10037

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Too often, stories of women leaders within the fight for Black liberation are buried behind those of the leading men. This Conversation in Black Freedom Stuides program moves beyond the leading-man narrative by restoring the biographies of Louise Thompson Patterson and Gloria Richardson, and by examining women in the Nation of Islam. Join Ula Taylor, Joseph Fitzgerald and Keith Gilyard as they discuss how Black women negotiated racism, patriarchy, the U.S. class system, and a Cold War world, and forged their own dreams for freedom.




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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

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