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Author’s Spotlight: Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Written by Tamar W. Carroll, College of Liberal Arts

thumbnail imageBy Greg Livadas

Attending graduate school, Tamar Carroll visited the Smith College Archives in Northampton, Mass., expecting to research and write about feminist Gloria Steinem. But first, the archivist shared papers about a Brooklyn-based feminist group named the National Congress of Neighborhood Women.

“I found it fascinating,” said Carroll, now an assistant professor of history at RIT. “It was all unexpected, all of these coalitions ... (more)