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

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hicks, Cheryl D., 1971-
Series:Gender & American culture.
Physical Description:xiv, 372 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-354) and index.
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2010]
ISBN:9780807834244 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807834246 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807871621 (pbk : alk. paper)
0807871621 (pbk : alk. paper)
Table of Contents:
  • 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
  • Thank God I am independent one more time.