The Women Who Bore the Load
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This paper is a study of the women who pushed black advancement throughout the early and mid-twentieth century, and the organizations that they led. The paper focuses on Mary Church Terrell, Mary McLeod Bethune, Dorothy Height, and Helena Wilson, and their organizations, the National Association of Colored Women, the National Council of Negro Women, and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.
From the Paper:"In the early twentieth century, the National Association of Colored Women (the "Association"), the Ladies Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (the "Auxiliary"), and the National Council of Negro Women (the "Council") played important although different roles in the advance of blacks in America. These organizations' leaders, especially Mary Church Terrell, Mary McLeod Bethune, Dorothy Height, and Helena Wilson, shaped the rising strength of movements among black women. In their various efforts, they reflected differing attitudes on matter of class, race, and gender."
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