Black Women In History

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Air date: 
Thu, 08/11/2022 - 9:00am to 9:30am

 

While Black women have played a critical role in the development of the nation, their stories have been mostly overlooked. In the new book, A Black Womens History of the United States, historians Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross honor the many significant contributions of Black women who have worked tirelessly to build this country and fight for social justice in the face of racism and sexism.

Ever since the first Africans were brought to North America on cargo ships, Black women have helped build America. While Black women have played a critical role in the development of the nation, their stories have been mostly overlooked. In the new book, A Black Womens History of the United States, historians Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross honor the many significant contributions of Black women who have worked tirelessly to build this country and fight for social justice in the face of racism and sexism.

Featuring:

Daina Ramey Berry, PhD

Kali Nicole Gross 

Sabrina Jacobs, moderator 

Producer:

National Radio Project

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