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Nellie Francis

Nellie Francis


Nellie Francis: Fighting for Racial Justice and Women's Equality in Minnesota


William D. Green tells Nellie Francis's complete story for the first time, bringing the remarkable accomplishments of her complicated life into clear view and detailing her indefatigable work to advance the causes of civil rights, antilynching, and women's suffrage both in Minnesota and on a national scale. His book offers welcome insight into the universal yet often unacknowledged challenges that strong and engaged black women are forced to endure when their drive to enact justice confronts racism, cultural pressure, and societal expectations. 


Author: William D. Green

Published By: University of Minnesota Press, 2020

Format: Paperback, 217 pages

SKU: 617
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