Sisters in the Struggle: Sustaining Black Women’ Emancipation from Racism, Sexism and Violence
Emilye CrosbySUNY Geneseo
Mary PhillipsLehman College CUNY
Sherie RandolphUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Sherie M. Randolph is an associate professor of history and African American Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Randolph’s book Florynce “Flo Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical, examines the connections between the Black Power, civil rights, new left and feminist movements. The former Associate Director of the Women’s Research & Resource Center at Spelman College, has received several grants and fellowships for her work, most recently being awarded fellowships from Emory University’s James Weldon Johnson Center and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Randolph teaches courses on social movements, black feminist theory, gender, race and incarceration, Black Power, African American history, and women’s history.
Robyn SpencerLehman College CUNY
Dr. Spencer is a professor of African American History at Lehman College. She also taught African and African American Studies and History at Penn State University from 2001-2007. Before that, she was a Visiting Predoctoral Fellow at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia. Her areas of interest include black social protest after World War II, urban and working-class radicalism, and gender. She is the author of Mad at History, and is currently completing a book about the Black Panther Party.