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Directory of Contributors

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Black Women in America

Directory of Contributors

Jane D. Adair California State University, Long Beach Joyner-Kersee, Jackie

Hilary Mac Austin Independent Scholar, Chicago, Illinois Armstrong, Lillian “Lil” Hardin; Callen, Maude; Carroll, Diahann; Coachman, Alice; Dee, Ruby; de Passe, Suzanne; Fitzgerald, Ella; In Charge of It All; International Affairs; McKinney, Cynthia; Mills, Florence; Music Industry; Bleaching the Blues; Parks, Suzan-Lori; Price, Leontyne; Smith, Anna Deavere; Walker, Aida Overton; Woodard, Alfre

LaTrese Adkins Independent Scholar, Dewitt, Michigan Hunter-Gault, Charlayne; Jacket, Barbara J.; Kennedy, Florynce; Waters, Maxine

Eva Baham Southern University, Louisiana Educators, Early

Delores Aldridge Emory University Black Women's Studies

Regina Harris Baiocchi Independent Scholar, Chicago, Illinois Bonds, Margaret Allison Richardson; Gospel Music; Hip Hop (Rap) Music; Jazz; Spoken Word; Women of Cave Canem; Southern, Eileen Jackson; Spirituals

Adele Logan Alexander George Washington University Logan, Adella Hunt

Barbara Bair Library of Congress Moore, Audley “Queen Mother”; Universal Negro Improvement Association

Karen Anderson University of Arizona World War II

Taunya Lovell Banks University of Maryland School of Law Freeman, Elizabeth “Mum Bett”

Bettina Aptheker University of California, Santa Cruz Davis, Angela

Dolores E. Battle Buffalo State College Affirmative Action

Thea Arnold Ithaca College Jones, Verina Harris Morton

Thomas Battle Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University Wesley, Dorothy Burnett Porter

Sylvia Arnstein Artist, Chicago, Illinois Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick; Visual Arts

Tritobia Hayes Benjamin Howard University Burke, Selma Hortense; Jones, Lois Mailou

Joyce Aschenbrenner Professor Emerita, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville Dunham, Katherine

Daina Ramey Berry Michigan State University Islam; Track and Field

Kathleen Bethel Northwestern University Library Black Museums; Librarianship

Deidre Bibby Amistad Foundation, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Savage, Augusta

Jane Campbell Purdue University at Calumet Hopkins, Pauline Elizabeth

Martha Biondi Northwestern University Du Bois, Shirley Graham

Iris Carlton-LaNey University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Mutual Benefit Societies

Joyce Blackwell-Johnson Meredith College Hunton, Addie Waits

Clayborne Carson Stanford University King, Coretta Scott

Jacqueline Bobo University of California, Santa Barbara Filmmakers, Independent

Floris B. Cash State University of New York, Stony Brook Matthews, Victoria Earle; Ruffin, Josephine St. Pierre

Florence B. Bonner Howard University Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Jacqueline Castledine Rutgers University Labor Movement

Horace Clarence Boyer Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts Martin, Roberta Evelyn

Anthony Chase Buffalo State College Black Theater Movement

Brandi Brimmer University of California, Los Angeles Laundresses

Monique M. Chism Michigan State University Devers, Gail; Jemison, Mae Carol; McDaniel, Hattie; McNeil, Claudia; Motley, Constance Baker; Rolle, Esther; Tyson, Cicely

Peggy Brooks-Bertram University of Buffalo Houston, Drusilla Dunjee

Robbie Clark Independent Scholar, Chicago, Illinois Jessye, Eva; McRae, Carmen; Malveaux, Julianne; Reese, Della; Taylor, Susan

Albert S. Broussard Texas A & M University Stewart-Lai, Carlotta

Janelle Collins Arkansas State University Meriwether, Louise

Elizabeth Brown-Guillory University of Houston Childress, Alice; Larsen, Nella; Sanchez, Sonia

Susan C. Cook University of Wisconsin, Madison Holiday, Billie

Karen Buhler-Wilkerson University of Pennsylvania Banks, Anna De Costa

D. Margaret Costa California State University, Long Beach Joyner, Florence Griffith; Joyner-Kersee, Jackie

A'Lelia Perry Bundles ABC News, Washington, DC Walker, A'Lelia; Walker, Madam C. J. (Sarah Breedlove)

Vicki Crawford Clark Atlanta University Blackwell, Unita

Carolyn Calloway-Thomas Indiana University Cary, Mary Ann Shadd; Journalism, Early

Dawne Y. Curry Western Washington University Cole, Natalie; Collins, Barbara-Rose; Elders, Joycelyn; Harris, Barbara; Riperton, Minnie; Williams, Myrlie Beasley Evers

Jane E. Dabel California State University, Long Beach Domestic Workers

Dorothy Denniston Brown University Marshall, Paule

Pero Dagbovie Michigan State University Hine, Darlene Clark; Historians

Gloria Harper Dickinson College of New Jersey African Cooking in America; From Goobers to Gumbo

Sika Dagbovie Florida Atlantic University Mixed-Race Women

Terri DiFazio Medical Doctor, Sandy Spring, Maryland Birth Control Movement

Daniel Dalrymple Michigan State University Chisholm, Shirley; Collins, Cardiss Robertson; Fudge, Ann; Meek, Carrie; Robinson, Jo Ann Gibson; Simpson, Carole

Jualynne Dodson Michigan State University Lee, Jarena

Rita Dandridge Norfolk State University Jones, Gayl

Thomas Dooney Journalist and Scholar, Buffalo, New York Black Theater Movement

Joanna Davenport Professor Emerita, Auburn University Garrison, Zina; Jackson, Nell Cecilia

Daniel Donaghy University of Rochester Poetry

T. J. Davis Arizona State University Jim Crow Era

Jocelyn Hazelwood Donlon Donlon and Donlon Consultants, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Johnson, Georgia Douglas

Thadious M. Davis Vanderbilt University Fauset, Jessie Redmon

Carolyn Dorsey Professor Emerita, University of Missouri Davidson Washington, Olivia America

Alma Dawson Louisiana State University Smith, Jessie Carney

Eric D. Duke Michigan State University Miller, Cheryl; Moseley Braun, Carol; Queen Latifah; Simmons, Ruth; Warwick, Dionne; Wilson, Nancy

Lucinda M. Deason-Howell University of Akron Government Officials; Incarcerated Women

De Witt Dykes Oakland University, Michigan Kelly, Leontine T. C.; McKenzie, Vashti; Methodist Women

Alice A. Deck University of Illinois Bambara, Toni Cade

Marian Wright Edelman Children's Defense Fund Children's Defense Fund

Carolyn C. Denard Georgia State University Morrison, Toni

Anthony Edwards University of South Carolina Oral Histories

Diane Epstein Independent Scholar, Chicago, Illinois Dancers and Choreographers, Early; Flack, Roberta; Health; Access to Healthcare; Mental Health; Jones, Sissieretta; Kittrell, Flemmie Pansy; Musical Theater; Staples, Mavis; Taylor, Koko; Thomas, Alma

Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis Miami University, Ohio Baha'i

Jessica Forehand University of South Carolina Settlement Houses

Kathy Evans University of South Carolina Professionalism and Professionalization

P. Gabrielle Foreman National Humanities Center Wilson, Harriet E.

Adam Ewing Columbia, South Carolina Independent Order of St. Luke

Frances Smith Foster Emory University Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins

Caroline Fannin Montclair Public Library, New Jersey Aviation

Virginia C. Fowler Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Giovanni, Nikki

Crystal N. Feimster Boston College Antilynching Movement

V. P. Franklin Columbia University Alexander, Sadie Tanner Mossell; Bates, Daisy Lee Gatson; Bethune Museum and Archives; Fauset, Crystal Dreda Bird; Stout, Juanita Kidd

Sharla M. Fett Occidental College Childbirth

Rozalynn Frazier New York University Brown, Corrine

Paul Finkelman University of Tulsa College of Law Fisher, Ada Lois Sipuel

Yvonne Frear Texas A and M University Craft, Juanita

Vivian Njeri Fisher Librarian, Baltimore, Maryland Brown, Hallie Quinn; Eldridge, Elleanor

Jan Furman University of Michigan, Flint Prince, Lucy Terry

Mako Fitts Coe College Garvey Movement Women

Vanessa Northington Gamble National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care, Tuskegee University Physicians

Charmaine Flemming Savannah State University Berry, Halle; Clayton, Eva; Rashad, Phylicia

Shirley M. Geiger Savannah State University Mayors

Michael Flug Woodson Regional Library, Chicago, Illinois Harsh, Vivian Gordon; Maryland Freedom Union

Judith George Depauw University Gibson, Althea

Ella Forbes Temple University Civil War; Reconstruction

Tiffany M. Gill University of Texas Beauty Culture; Malone, Annie Turnbo

Pam Gill-Fisher University of California, Davis Olympic Games and Amateur Sports, Participation in

Richlyn Goddard Howard University Washington, Sarah Spencer

Violet J. Harris University of Illinois Children's Literature; Hamilton, Virginia Esther; Taylor, Mildred

Annetta Gomez-Jefferson Professor Emerita, College of Wooster McClendon, Rose

Alferdteen Harrison Margaret Walker Alexander National Research Center, Jackson State University Walker, Margaret Abigail

John Wess Grant Michigan State University hooks, bell; Ladner, Joyce A.

Stanley Harrold South Carolina State University Remond, Sarah Parker

Mildred Denby Green Lemoyne-Owen College Anderson, Marian; Composers; Concert Music

Lynda Roscoe Hartigan Peabody Essex Museum Salem, Massachusetts Lewis, Mary Edmonia “Wildfirerdquo;

Sheila T. Gregory Clark Atlanta University Educators, Modern

Susan M. Hartmann Ohio State University Murray, Pauli

Beverly Guy-Sheftall Spelman College Cole, Johnnetta Betsch; Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Kristen Hatch University of California, Irvine Dash, Julie

Elizabeth Amelia Hadley Simmons College Coleman, Bessie; Waters, Ethel

Tasha Hawthorne Northwestern University Angelou, Maya

Miss Hale Nehemiah's Daughters Historical Consultants Women in the Black Sacred Cosmos

Amy M. Hay Michigan State University Collins, Marva N.; Earley, Charity Adams; Edwards, Lena Frances; Hale, Mamie Odessa; Wattleton, Faye; Wright, Jane Cooke; Young, Roger Arliner

Jacquelyn Dowd Hall University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Antilynching Movement

Diana Hayes Georgetown University Black Catholic Women

Francoise Nicole Hamlin Yale University Montgomery Bus Boycott

Anthony Heilbut Independent Scholar and Record Producer, New York City Ward, Clara, and The Ward Singers; Williams, Marion

Kennetta Hammond Perry Michigan State University Boyd-Franklin, Nancy; Dawes, Dominique; Norton, Eleanor Holmes; Ross, Diana; Williams, Margaret

Lois Rita Helmbold University of Nevada, Las Vegas Depression, The

Sharon Harley University of Maryland Richardson, Gloria St. Clair Hayes

Wanda A. Hendricks University of South Carolina Scribe of the Club Movement; Political Parties; Wells-Barnett, Ida B.; Williams, Fannie Barrier

Kathryn M. Harris Illinois State Historical Library World's Columbian Exposition

Dawn Herd-Clark Central Michigan University Basketball

Michele Humphrey University of California, San Diego Ringgold, Faith

Anne M. Heutsche Michigan State University Cleage, Pearl; O'Leary, Hazel R.; Petry, Ann Lane; Ray, Charlotte E.; Thomas, Debi; Tyus, Wyomia

Karen Jean Hunt Duke University Golf

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham Harvard University Burroughs, Nannie Helen

Patricia Hunt-Hurst University of Georgia Fashion Industry; Millinery

Darlene Clark Hine Northwestern University Autobiography; Housewives' League of Detroit; Evans, Matilda Arabella; Franklin, Martha Minerva; Mahoney, Mary Eliza; Nursing; Parks, Rosa; Parallel Professionalism in Medicine; Staupers, Mabel Keaton; Stewart, Sallie Wyatt; Thoms, Adah Belle Samuels

Adrienne Israel Guilford College Smith, Amanda Berry

William C. Hine South Carolina State University Edelman, Marian Wright

Jerma Jackson University of North Carolina Tharpe, Sister Rosetta

Donna Tyler Hollie Sojourner-Douglass College, Maryland Radio Industry

Joyce Jackson Louisiana State University Jackson, Mahalia

Margaret Homans Yale University Lorde, Audre

Lavonne Jackson Howard University Shabazz, Hajj Bahiyah Betty

Eleanor Hinton Hoytt Rouson Associates/Paradigm Partners, Washington, DC Height, Dorothy Irene

Mona E. Jackson Michigan State University Delany, Sarah Louise, and Annie Elizabeth Delany; Dove, Rita; Foster, Autherine Juanita Lucy; Harris, Patricia Roberts; Horn, Shirley; Johnson, Eddie Bernice; Johnson, Eunice Walker

Lynn Hudson California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo Pleasant, Mary Ellen

Maggie Jacobberger Harvard University Grant, Frances Olivia

Gloria Akasha Hull Professor Emerita, University of California, Santa Cruz Dunbar-Nelson, Alice Ruth

Earnestine Jenkins University of Memphis Saar, Alison; Saar, Betye

Joan Hult Professor Emerita, University of Maryland, College Park Stringer, C. Vivian

Margaret Jerrido Temple University Ferebee, Dorothy Celeste Boulding

Jean M. Humez University of Massachusetts Jackson, Rebecca Cox

Dianne Johnson University of South Carolina Clifton, Lucille

Joan Johnson Northeastern Illinois University Philanthropy

Sarah A. Johnson Medical University of South Carolina Banks, Anna De Costa

Charles Lemert Wesleyan University Cooper, Anna Julia

Adrienne Lash Jones Professor Emerita, Oberlin College Bowles, Eva del Vakia; Young Women's Christian Association

Gerda Lerner University of Wisconsin, Madison Douglass, Sarah Mapps

Anne Hudson Jones University of Texas Medical Branch Hunter, Clementine

Kent A. Leslie Agnes Scott College Dickson, Amanda America (Eubanks Toomer)

Beverly Jones North Carolina Central University Terrell, Mary Eliza Church

Kalyna Katherine Lesyna Palomar College Simone, Nina

Ida E. Jones Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University Player, Willa B.; Protestant Churches, Black; Sanctified Churches

Sandra Lieb Frontrange Community College, Colorado Rainey, Ma (Gertrude Pridgett)

Regina V. Jones Michigan State University Cliff, Michelle; West, Dorothy

Valinda Littlefield University of South Carolina Brown, Charlotte Eugenia Hawkins; Romance and Suspense Novels

Robin D. G. Kelley Columbia University Jones, Claudia; Left, The; Parsons, Lucy; Patterson, Louise Thompson

Robert W. Logan Independent Scholar, Chicago, Illinois Bailey, Pearl; Butler, Octavia E.; DeLavallade, Carmen; Franklin, Aretha; Grier, Pamela; Hernandez, Aileen Clark; Houston, Whitney; Kennedy, Adrienne; Kitt, Eartha; Lee, Sheila Jackson; Liston, Melba; Mabley, Jackie “Moms”; Norman, Jessye; Odetta; Primus, Pearl; Vaughan, Sarah; Washington, Dinah

Marilyn Kern-Foxworth Kern Foxworth International, APR Journalism, Early; Journalism, Modern

Mason Lowance University of Massachusetts Slave Narratives

Wilma King University of Missouri, Columbia Childhood; Freedwomen

Barbara McCaskill University of Georgia Craft, Ellen

Anne Knupfer Purdue University Progressive Era

Lorna McDaniel Independent Scholar, Wilmington, Delaware Williams, Mary Lou

Linda Rochell Lane Benedict College Cadoria, Sherian Grace; Harris, Marcelite Jordon; Johnson, Hazel Winifred; Military, Black Women in the

Grace Jordan McFadden Professor Emerita, University of South Carolina Clark, Septima Poinsette

Emma Lapsansky Haverford College Quakers

William S. McFeeley Professor Emeritus, University of Georgia Douglass, Anna Murray

Kate Clifford Larson Historian, Winchester, Massachusetts Tubman, Harriet Ross

Nellie McKay University of Wisconsin-Madison Walker, Alice

Jessica Millward University of Illinois Colonial America; Tituba

Edna Chappell McKenzie Professor Emerita, Community College of Allegheny County Lampkin, Daisy Elizabeth Adams

Shirley W. Moore Texas Southern University Wallace, Michele

Jaime McLean Michigan State University Clark, Mamie Phipps; Herman, Alexis M.; Jamison, Judith; Jones, Vivian Malone; Sampson, Edith Spurlock; Simpson, Valerie; Sizemore, Barbara; Stewart, Ellen

Mellasenah Morris Ohio State University Price, Florence Smith

Jacquelyn McLendon The College of William and Mary Fiction

Diane Batts Morrow University of Georgia Black Catholic Women Religious

Jacqueline McLeod Western Illinois University Legal Profession

Marie Mosley Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing Osborne, Estelle Massey

Genna Rae McNeil University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Berry, Mary Frances; Mitchell, Juanita Jackson

Sowande' Mustakeem Michigan State University Hamilton, Grace Towns; Jackson, Shirley Ann; Reagon, Bernice Johnson; Turner, Tina

Barry F. Malone North Carolina Central University Crandall School; Oberlin College

Pamela Newkirk New York University Journalism, Broadcast

Carole Marks University of Delaware Ghettoization in the North; Migration

Michael Nowak Independent Scholar, Chicago, Illinois Brown, Ruth; Science and Technology; Vietnam

Gertrude W. Marlowe Howard University Walker, Maggie Lena

Robert Olwell University of Texas, Austin Charleston Market Women

Kelena Reid Maxwell Rutgers University Midwives

Nell Irvin Painter Princeton University Truth, Sojourner

Andra Medea Independent Scholar, Chicago, Illinois Hill, Anita; Nash, Diane

Tiffany Ruby Patterson Binghamton University Hurston, Zora Neale

Brenda L. Meese College of Wooster, Ohio Rudolph, Wilma Glodean

June O. Patton Governors State University Laney, Lucy Craft

Diane Miller Sommerville Fairleigh Dickinson University Rape

Jeanna Penn University of Southern California Film Industry

Kathy A. Perkins University of Illinois Theater

Elizabeth Regosin St. Lawrence University Civil War Pension Records

Linda M. Perkins Claremont Graduate University Coppin, Fanny Jackson; Education

Susan M. Reverby Wellesley College Laurie, Eunice Rivers; Roberts, Lillian Davis

John O. Perpener III Florida State University Dancers and Choreographers, Modern

Darryl Rice Journalist, Watonga, Oklahoma Luper, Clara

Paula Pfeffer Lebanon Valley College Hedgeman, Anna Arnold

Sandra L. Richards Northwestern University Playwriting

Merline Pitre Texas Southern University Jordan, Barbara Charline; White, Lulu Belle Madison

Michelle Rief Borough of Manhattan Community College Washington, Margaret Murray

Reginald Pitts Historical Researcher and Genealogist, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania Wilson, Harriet E.

Dorothy E. Roberts Northwestern University School of Law Children's Welfare and Children's Rights; Reproductive Rights Movement

Felicenne H. Ramey California State University, Sacramento College Presidents

Hattie Ruth Roberts University of South Carolina Battle, Kathleen; Jordan, June

Sonya Ramsey University of Texas, Arlington Lafontant-Mankarious, Jewel Stradford Rogers

Wim Roefs University of South Carolina Civil Rights Movement

Barbara Ransby University of Illinois at Chicago Baker, Ella Josephine; Robeson, Eslanda Goode

Patricia Romero Towson University Taylor, Susie Baker King

Lisa Rapalyea University of California, Davis Sports

Noliwe Rooks Princeton University Hair

Harry A. Reed Michigan State University Stewart, Maria W.

Jacqueline A. Rouse Georgia State University Hope, Lugenia Burns

Linda Reed University of Houston Hamer, Fannie Lou

Valerie L. Ruffin Emory University McMillan, Enolia Pettigen

Rosemary Reed Independent Scholar, Washington, DC Keckley, Elizabeth

Essie Manuel Rutledge Western Illinois University Marriage

Dorothy Salem Cuyahoga Community College, Ohio National Association of Colored Women; World War I

Jessie Carney Smith Fisk University Johnson, Halle Tanner Dillon

Patricia A. Schechter Portland State University Temperance

Marshanda Smith Michigan State University Caesar (Williams), Shirley Ann; Knight, Gladys; Wilson, Cassandra

Loren Schweninger University of North Carolina Free Black Women in the Antebellum South

Pamela Smith University of Nebraska, Omaha Kincaid, Jamaica

Michelle Scott University of Maryland, Baltimore Blues; Hunter, Alberta; Smith, Bessie

Susan L. Smith University of Alberta Social Welfare Movement

Wendy Scott Tulane Law School Bolin, Jane Matilda; Carter, Eunice Roberta Hunton

Beretta E. Smith-Shomade University of Arizona Spirituality; Television Industry; Womanist Theology

William Seraile Meharry Medical College Steward, Susan McKinney

Melissa Stein Rutgers University Class; Race as a Social Construction; Wilkerson, Margaret B.

Virginia A. Shadron Emory University Ingram, Rosa Lee; Mason, Vivian Carter

Robert Stephens University of Connecticut James, Etta

Stephanie Shaw Ohio State University McClain, Leanita

Brenda E. Stevenson University of California, Los Angeles Abolition Movement; Slavery

John C. Shields Illinois State University Wheatley, Phillis

Niara Sudarkasa Florida Atlantic University African Cultural Links

Susan Shifrin Ursinus College Chinn, May Edward

Janice Sumler-Edmond Huston-Tillotson College, Texas Association of Black Women Historians; Forten Sisters; Grimké, Charlotte L. Forten

Lawrence Simpson Cuyahoga Community College, Ohio LaBelle, Patti

Marcia Synnott University of South Carolina Civil Rights Organizations

Dolores Sisco Lansing Community College, Michigan McMillan, Terry; Naylor, Gloria

Australia Tarver Texas Christian University Prince, Nancy Gardner

Elaine Smith Alabama State University Bethune, Mary McLeod

Gayle Tate Rutgers University Black Nationalism; Elaw, Zilpha; Free Black Women in the Antebellum North

Courtney Tollison University of South Carolina Little Rock Nine; Women's Political Council, Montgomery, Alabama

Nikki Taylor Vassar College Tennis

Cheryl Townsend Gilkes Colby College Religion

Teresa R. Taylor Medical College of Pennsylvania Whipper, Ionia Rollin

Patricia A. Turner University of California, Davis Quilting

Ula Taylor University of California, Berkeley Feminism

Sara Van Winkle Independent Scholar, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Daughters of the Confederacy; Before Brown; Legal Resistance

Rosalyn Terborg-Penn Morgan State University Mossell, Gertrude E. H. Bustill; Rollin Sisters; Sororities Movement; Suffrage; Tate, Merze

Juliet E. K. Walker University of Texas Entrepreneurs

Freida High Wasikhongo Tesfagiorgis University of Wisconsin-Madison Catlett, Elizabeth

Kelli Cardenas Walsh Fayetteville State University Fields, Stagecoach Mary

Rose Thevenin Florida Memorial University Black Panther Women

Martha C. Ward University of New Orleans Laveau, Marie; Voodoo

Julius Thompson University of Missouri Black Arts Movement

Lezlee Suzanne Ware Cañada College, California Islam

Kathleen Thompson Independent Scholar, Chicago, Illinois Allen, Debbie; Bass, Charlotta Spears; Black Towns; Brooks, Gwendolyn; Dandridge, Dorothy; Frontier West Women, Antebellum; Frontier West Women, Post Civil War; Giddings, Paula; Girl Groups; Goldberg, Whoopi; Greenfield, Elizabeth Taylor; Harlem Renaissance; Horne, Lena; Musical Theater; Powers, Harriet; Rock and Roll; Sexual Harassment; Thompson, Era Bell; Winfrey, Oprah

Patricia A. Washington San Diego State University Guinier, Lani; Political Resistance; Rice, Condoleezza

Sara Thompson Palomar College Cowings, Patricia

Irma Watkins-Owens Fordham University Petioni, Muriel Marjorie

Winifred Thompson University of South Carolina Darden, Christine; DeFrantz, Anita

Donna Wells Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University Willis-Kennedy, Deborah

Kariamu Welsh Temple University Baker, Josephine; Dance Companies and Artistic Directors

Carolyn West University of Washington, Tacoma Violence

Meca Williams University of Georgia Ferguson, Catherine

Matthew C. Whitaker Arizona State University Legislators

Betty Wood Girton College, Cambridge Revolutionary War

Deborah Gray White Rutgers University Million Woman March; Motherhood

Barbara Woods South Carolina State University Simkins, Mary Modjeska Monteith

Margaret Wilkerson Ford Foundation Hansberry, Lorraine

Dorothy Cowser Yancy Johnson C. Smith University Bolden, Dorothy Lee

Carla Williams Independent Scholar, Santa Fe, New Mexico Lesbianism; Photography

Jean Fagan Yellin Professor Emerita, Pace University Jacobs, Harriet Ann

Lillian S. Williams State University of New York, Buffalo Talbert, Mary Morris Burnett