Barbara Ransby

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General Information

Name: Barbara Ransby

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, History


Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

The author lives and works in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ransby is an associate professor of History and African American Studies at University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a writer, historian and longtime activist and author of a biography of Ella J. Baker. She has worked with the Black Radical Congress, Progressive Media Project, Crossroads Fund, Public Square, African American Women in Defense of Ourselves and other activist organizations.

Published Works

Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision, University of North Carolina Press, 2005

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision (Gender and American Culture)

ISBN: 0807856169
Release Date: 2005-02-28

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Barbara Ransby on WorldCat

Barbara Ransby on Amazon


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