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Black women and the peace movement

Wilmette Brown

Black women and the peace movement

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Published by King"s Cross Women"s Centre, [for] the International Women"s Day Convention in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementforeward by Janice Owens, introduction by Juliet Yelverton.
ContributionsKing"s Cross Women"s Centre., International Women"s Day Convention.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16438903M
ISBN 100950886602
OCLC/WorldCa13990421


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