The firebrand and the First Lady

portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice by Patricia Bell-Scott

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Subjects:

  • African American women civil rights workers,
  • Friends and associates,
  • Women social reformers,
  • Episcopal Church,
  • Clergy,
  • Female friendship,
  • Presidents" spouses,
  • African American feminists,
  • Friendship,
  • African American intellectuals,
  • Biography

Edition Notes

Other titlesPortrait of a friendship, Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice
StatementPatricia Bell-Scott
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE807.1.R48 B45 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 454 pages :
Number of Pages454
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26450818M
ISBN 100679446524, 0679767290
ISBN 109780679446521, 9781101946923, 9780679767299
LC Control Number2015033959
OCLC/WorldCa927241537

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A groundbreaking book—two decades in the works—that tells the story of how a brilliant writer-turned-activist, granddaughter of a mulatto slave, and the first lady of the United States, whose ancestry gave her membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution, forged an enduring friendship that changed each of their lives and helped to alter the course of race and racism in America.

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