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Boycotts, Buses, and Passes: Black Women's Resistance in the U.S. South and South Africa
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A Review of Boycotts, Buses, and Passes: Black Women’s Resistance in the U.S. South and South Africa
By Pamela E. Brooks
University of Massachusetts Press

Whom do we credit for the massive 1950s grassroots campaigns for racial justice that challenged South African apartheid and led to the dismantling of Jim Crow segregation in the U.S.? The courage and fortitude of Nelson Mandela? The eloquence of Martin Luther King Jr.? While Mandela and King were the most visible leaders o
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