Lisa G. Materson. For the Freedom of Her Race: Black Women and Electoral Politics in Illinois, 1877-1932. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. 352 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-0089-5.
Reviewed by Carrie P. Adkins (University of Oregon) Published on H-SHGAPE (November, 2013) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince
Writing Race, Gender, and Electoral Politics into the Long Civil Rights Movement