Treva Lindsey's new book explores the details of Washington, D.C.'s unique status as a hotbed of cultural and political activism by black women in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Treva Lindsey's new book explores the details of Washington, D.C.'s unique status as a hotbed of cultural and political activism by black women in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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“Colored No More” Reveals The Untold History Of Black Women in Washington

A new book uncovers the lives of African American women in D.C. in the late 1800's and early 1900's-- a time when both gender and racial roles were quickly shifting.

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