Evelyn Brooks Barnett Higginbotham

WSRP Research Associate 1980-1981

Research project

Women and the Black Church, 1870-1915

An examination of the efforts of black women to carve out and control their own sphere of religious work within the Protestant black church of the late 19th century and early 20th century.

Publications

Righteous Discontent: The Women's Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880-1920
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
Harvard University Press, 1993