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Rudy Rouse Thompson, an African American woman living in Mount Vernon, OH, discusses the old and new black community, growing up in a primarily white town, the careers open to black women at her age, and raising her son by herslef. She talks about the church as a central point for the black community and her mother's embaressment at being identified as black.
Femenism, Discrimination, Single Parenting, Baptists, African-American
Thompson, Rudy Rouse; Smetak, Anne; and Ahearn, Maggie, "Interview with Ruby Rouse Thompson" (1998). Interviews. 39.