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Bridging Race DividesBlack Nationalism, Feminism, and Integration in the United States, 1896-1935$
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Kate Dosset

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780813031408

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813031408.001.0001

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Amy Jacques Garvey, Jessie Fauset, and Pan-African Feminist Thought

Amy Jacques Garvey, Jessie Fauset, and Pan-African Feminist Thought

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Bridging Race Divides

Kate Dossett

University Press of Florida

This chapter focuses on the works of Amy Jacques Garvey and Jessie Fauset, women writers and activists of the New Negro movement in Harlem during the 1920s. This chapter provides an account of how these women's intellectual and practical endeavor contributed to internationalist black feminism. The chapter evaluates the position of these women in the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). Chapter 4 begins with an evaluation of how Amy Jacques Garvey carved a niche for herself within the movement including the manner with which she used her leadership role in the UNIA and her literary contribution in the Negro World in shaping black nationalism feminism. The chapter also discusses the works and contributions of Jessie Fauset in helping to shape feminist thought through her essays and novels. The chapter also discusses the fight of the black women to secure leadership roles in shaping a stand on racism and black nationalism wherein black women defined their roles in political and cultural issues wherein in the earlier times they were dominated by men who defined and diminish women within the domestic sphere.

Keywords:   Amy Jacques Garvey, Jessie Fauset, women writers, New Negro movement, Harlem, internationalist black feminism, UNIA, feminist thought

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