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White Rose Mission and Industrial Association, July 1909, New York City.

Courtesy of Columbia University in the City of New York, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Hubert Harrison Papers

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Danielle Phillips-Cunningham is an associate professor of Women's and Gender Studies. She teaches courses on feminist theory, womanist thought, and women's labors and migrations.

DPhillips3@twu.edu

*Recipient of the National Women's Studies Association's Sara A. Whaley Book Prize for the topic of women and labor

https://twu.edu/news-events/news/twu-professor-wins-national-book-prize-for-history-of-women-race-and-labor/

The Rutgers University Press, 2020  

 

Putting Their Hands on Race offers an important labor history of 19th and early 20th century Irish immigrant and US southern Black migrant domestic workers. Drawing on a range of archival sources, this intersectional study explores how these women were significant to the racial labor and citizenship politics of their time.

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Featured articles:

“On Labor Day, We Remember The Black Women Who Helped Win Labor Rights,” The Washington Post, September 6, 2021.

             https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/09/06/labor-day-we-remember-black-women-who-helped-win-labor-rights/

"The Long History of Black Women Organizing Might Decide Senate Control," The Washington Post, December 10, 2020. 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/12/10/long-history-black-women-organizing-georgia-might-decide-senate-control/

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