By Darlene Clark Hine,Kathleen Thompson
A Shining Thread of Hope chronicles the lives of black girls from indentured servitude within the early American colonies to the cruelty of antebellum plantations, from the reign of lynch legislations within the Jim Crow South to the triumphs of the Civil Rights period, and it illustrates how the tale of black ladies in the United States is as a lot a story of braveness and wish because it is a background of struggle. On either a person and a collective point, A Shining Thread of Hope finds the energy and spirit of black ladies and brings their tales from the fringes of yank background to a crucial place in our knowing of the forces and occasions that experience formed this country.
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A Shining Thread of Hope by Darlene Clark Hine,Kathleen Thompson