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Title How it feels to be free : black women entertainers and the civil rights movement / Ruth Feldstein.
Author Feldstein, Ruth, 1965-
Publication Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Description 296 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Call # 323.1196 F
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-272) and index.
Contents Introduction: performing civil rights -- "The world was on fire": making New York City subcultures -- "Africa's musical ambassador": Miriam Makeba and the "Voice of Africa" in the United States -- "More than just a jazz performer": Nina Simone's border crossings -- "No one asks me what I want": Abbey Liincoln, Diahann Carroll, and the promise of integration in popular culture -- "So beautiful in those rags": Cicely Tyson and African American history in the 1970s -- Epilogue.
Subject African American women political activists -- History -- 20th century.
African American women entertainers -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century.
Performing arts -- Political aspects -- United States -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Music -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0195314034 (hardcover) :
9780195314038 (hardcover) :

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