Talk with you like a woman : African American women, justice, and reform in New York, 1890-1935 / Cheryl D. Hicks
- Hicks, Cheryl D., 1971-
- Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press,  and [Getzville, New York] : William S. Hein & Company, 
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (xiv, 372 pages) : illustrations, portraits
- Gender and American culture, HeinOnline UNC Press law publications, HeinOnline women and the law, HeinOnline New York legal research library, and HeinOnline civil rights and social justice
- Introduction. 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 -- Conclusion. Thank God I am independent one more time.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-354) and index.
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