slave market

Ella Baker
Marvel Cooke
From the magazine: "In the Bronx, northern borough of New York City, known for its heavy Jewish population, exists a street corner market for domestic servants where Negro women are 'rented' for unbelievably low rates for housework."
Part two in a five-part series in the New York Compass on Marvel Cooke's experiences posing as a domestic day laborer.
Marvel Cooke
In this second part of Marvel Cooke's five-part series on the Bronx slave mart, she describes the double threat for women forced to find employment as day laborers as full-time domestic jobs dried up -- preyed on by women seeking cheap domestic help by the day and harassed and solicited by men with other interests.
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