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Toward a Tenderer Humanity and a Nobler Womanhood: African American Women's Clubs in Turn-Of-The-Century Chicago
""Toward a Tenderer Humanity and a Nobler Womanhood" explores the complexities of the ideologies and actions behind the slogan 'lifting as we climb.'
Knupfer's study describes how middle-class African American women in Chicago used their clubs to respond to both the social welfare needs of a quickly expanding segregated community and their own intellectual and social growth".--Elizabeth Higginbotham, University of Memphis. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.