African American women
Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:
Photographs highlighting the work of local YWCA of the USA in implementing programs combating racism, celebrating African American heritage, and increasing positive race relations. Photographs include events centered around the YWCA of the USA One Imperative, or Elimination of Racism efforts, dialogue groups, action audits, receptions, and courses. Most photographs are identified on the reverse.
Photographs of the YWCA of the USA's early work with African American women and girls including images of conference attendees, student work conferences, leaders, Girl Reserves, and hostess houses.
Photographs depicting the YWCA of the USA's leaders, programs, and conferences working towards the elimination of racism and the empowerment of black women including the Institute for Leadership in Intergroup Relations, Action Audit for Change workshop, acceptance ceremony for the Becky Cain Award for Vision, and Solidarity Day march.
Racial Justice Committee, Committee on Racial Integration and Committee on Racial Inclusiveness minutes and reports, 1957-1970
Self-published magazines created primarily by women and girls who share a strong feminist perspective. Topics include "third wave" feminism, lesbian relationships, erotica, African American experiences around gender, and fat liberation. The collection is comprised primarily of individual issues, mostly dating from the 1990s.
Oral History Project documenting the persistence and diversity of organizing for women in the United States. Narrators include labor, peace, and anti-racism activists; artists and writers; lesbian rights advocates; grassroots anti-violence and anti-poverty organizers; and women of color reproductive justice leaders. Interviews cover childhood, personal life, and political work. Most oral histories consist of audiovisual recordings and transcripts, plus some background information.
Teacher, science; Principal. The papers consist of photographs, biographical material, correspondence pertaining to Williams' tenure as principal of Augustus R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering High School, a scrapbook covering Williams' life from elementary school through high school, a college journal (i.e. reflective essays on various topics), and drafts of speeches.