Table of Contents:
- Machine generated contents note: 1. "We Bring You Beauty in Bronze"
- Early African American Pageant Tradition and the Revision of a Limited Beauty Standard
- 2. "They Didn't Have Many Queens My Color"
- Colorism, Community and Growing Up during Jim Crow
- 3. "There Was a Virtual Epidemic of Negro Homecoming Queens"
- Brewing Unrest and Pageants as Student Activism in the Civil Rights Movement
- 4. "This Is Better Than Being Miss America"
- African Americans in Mainstream Contests and the Emergence of the Miss Black America Pageant during the Black Power Era
- 5. "Stepping Out into Finer Womanhood"
- Football Classics, Coronations and a Local Civil Rights Legend Training Queens in Respectability and Representation
- 6. "Black Beauty Wins Every Year"
- Miss Black USA's Founder and the Lasting Legacy of African American Pageants.
- Item content: English
- "Beauty & the black freedom struggle"--Back cover.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
- 1 online resource
- HQ1220.U6 P45 2020eb
- 9781439668917 (electronic bk.)
1439668914 (electronic bk.)
Other Control Numbers:
- EBC6028845 (source: MiAaPQ)
[Unknown Type]: ybp301076510