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quote buttonHistorians can write a history of anything or anyone but the key is the historian must decide that thing, event, person or group is worthy of investigation and apparently no one had ever thought Black women . . . were worth studying. . . . And it was as if I entered another universe. A universe that I had never known existed. And that was the beginning of my commitment to telling the truth, to lifting the veil, to shattering the silence about Black women in American history.
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Darlene Clark Hine


quote button There is a very real cultural war going on in this country right now and we're all part of it. People who have invested their life work in creating or constructing a certain vision of American history are not just going to lie back and die and say, Okay, you're right, you young Turks, just take it and go with it.



Selected Bibliography

Speak Truth to Power: The Black Professional Class in United States History (Brooklyn, N.Y.: Carlson,1996)

Editor, with David B. Gaspar, More Than Chattel: Black Women and Slavery in the Americas (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996)

Editor, with Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham and Leon Litwack, The Harvard Guide to African-American History (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, forthcoming)

Editor, with Wilma King and Linda Reed, "We Specialize in the Wholly Impossible": A Reader in Black Women's History (Brooklyn, New York: Carlson Publishing, Inc. 1995)

Hine Sight: Black Women and the Re-Construction of American History (Brooklyn, New York: Carlson Publishing, 1994).

Editor, with Clayborne Carson, Milestones in African American History, 16 Volumes (New York: Chelsea House, 1993).

Editor, Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia, Volumes I and II (Brooklyn, New York: Carlson Publishing, Inc. 1993)

Editor, Black Women in the United States 1619-1989, 16 volumes of articles and dissertations (Brooklyn, N.Y.: Carlson Publishing, Inc. 1990).

Black Women in White: Racial Conflict and Cooperation in the Nursing Profession, 1890-1950 (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989).

Editor, with Clayborne Carson, David Garrow, Vincent Harding, and Gerald Gill, Eyes On the Prize, History of the Civil Rights Era, A Reader (New York: Viking Press 1987, revised & expanded 1991).

Editor, The State of Afro-American History, Past, Present, and Future (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1986).

Editor, with Patrick K. Bidelman, Black Women in the Middle West Project: Comprehensive Resource Guide, Illinois and Indiana (Indianapolis: Indiana Historial Bureau, 1985).

Editor, Black Women in the Nursing Profession: An Anthology of Historical Sources (New York: Garland Publishing Co., 1985).

When the Truth is Told: A History of Black Women's Culture and Community in Indiana, 1875-1950 (Indianapolis: The National Council of Negro Womnen, 1981)

Black Victory: The Rise and Fall of the White Primary in Texas (New York: Kraus-Thomson Organization, 1979).


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