Victoria W. Wolcott
Victoria W. Wolcott is a professor of history at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, where she teaches urban, African American, and women's history. She is the author of Remaking Respectability: African American Women in Interwar Detroit (2001) and Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters: The Struggle over Segregated Recreation in America (2012). Her current research focuses on the emergence of experimental interracial communities in mid-twentieth-century America and their influence on the long civil rights movement. She is also researching the life of African American pacifist and civil rights activist Eroseanna Robinson.
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- "Strong People Don't Need Strong Leaders": Participatory Democracy and Leadership in the Civil Rights Era
- Dangerous Play: Racial Conflict in Twentieth-Century Urban Amusements
- False Choices: What the 1930s Can Teach Us about Identity Politics *
- Radical Pacifism and the Long Civil Rights Movement
- The Legacy of Segregation: Spatial Inequality and White Power *
- The Resistant Body: Hunger Strikes and Radical Nonviolence in the Twentieth Century
- The Rise and Fall of Urban Recreation
- The Utopian Imagination in Twentieth-Century Social Movements
Lectures marked with a * are offered as part of the OAH's initiative, Historians' Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump.