Individual Author Record
Name: Barbara RansbyPen Name: None Genre: History Non-Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionThe author lives and works in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationRansby is an associate professor of History and African American Studies at University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a writer, historian and longtime activist and author of a biography of Ella J. Baker. She has worked with the Black Radical Congress, Progressive Media Project, Crossroads Fund, Public Square, African American Women in Defense of Ourselves and other activist organizations.
''Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision'', University of North Carolina Press, 2005