Martha S. Jones

Martha S. Jones is a historian, writer, and commentator known for her work on the history of race, citizenship, and slavery in the United States. She is a professor at Johns Hopkins University and has authored several influential books on these subjects.

Books

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  1. 1. All Bound Up Together

    The book explores the complex role of African American women in the suffrage movement in the United States, from the antebellum period through the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. It delves into the intersection of race and gender, examining how black women navigated societal constraints to advocate for their rights and the rights of their communities. The narrative highlights the contributions of these women to the broader women's rights movement while also confronting the racial discrimination they faced from white suffragists and the broader society. Through a detailed historical account, the book reveals the multifaceted strategies black women employed to fight for political inclusion and social justice.

    The 8187th Greatest Book of All Time