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Barbara D. Savage


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Barbara D. Savage is the Geraldine R. Segal Professor Emerita of American Social Thought at the University of Pennsylvania. She has published two award-winning books: Your Spirits Walk Beside Us: The Politics of Black Religion (2008) and Broadcasting Freedom: Radio, War, and the Politics of Race, 1938-1948 (1999). Her co-edited works are: Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women (2015) and Women and Religion in the African Diaspora (2004).