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Earline Rae Ferguson

Earline Rae Ferguson is an assistant professor of history at the University of Rhode Island.

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Cover of 'Stepping Forward'

Stepping Forward
Black Women in Africa and the Americas
Edited by Catherine Higgs, Barbara A. Moss, and Earline Rae Ferguson

A unique and important study, Stepping Forward examines the experiences of nineteenth- and twentieth-century black women in Africa and African diaspora communities from a variety of perspectives in a number of different settings.This wide-ranging collection designed for classroom use explores the broad themes that have shaped black women’s goals, options, and responses: religion, education, political activism, migration, and cultural transformation.

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