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From the PublisherRuth Rosen Los Angeles Times Book Review The most stunning synthesis of women's role in America's endless and episodic struggle for racial equality to date.
Susan Brownmiller The New York Times Book Review Freedom's Daughters expertly mines oral history collections housed in Southern universities, biographies and testaments published in the last decade by Southern university presses, and more general works by historians. It was a smart and salutary idea to illuminate the role of women in one volume.
Catherine Clinton The Washington Post Book World With rigor and grace, [Olson] brings these female freedom fighters to the forefront of America's most powerful social movement...Freedom's Daughters is about the struggles of twentieth-century activist women who empowered themselves through campaigns for social justice so that the next generation could inherit, if not a better world, then the strength and example to engage in worthy struggles of its own.