Biography, Family biography, Women biography
The Delany sisters' collective meditation on American life since Sadie's birth in 1889 and Bessie's in 1891 in North Carolina. Daughters of the first black Episcopal bishop, they describe the experience of the duality of race and class in the… segregated South. The sisters migrated to Harlem before 1920 and to Mount Vernon, New York, in the 1950s. 1993.