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Author: Mary Ellen Butler; Black Women Stirring the Waters (Oakland, Calif.)
Publisher: Oakland, Calif. : Marcus Books, 1997.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Black women stirring the waters.
Oakland, Calif. : Marcus Books, 1997
(OCoLC)607084989
Online version:
Black women stirring the waters.
Oakland, Calif. : Marcus Books, 1997
(OCoLC)609208464
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ellen Butler; Black Women Stirring the Waters (Oakland, Calif.)
OCLC Number: 38728097
Description: xiv, 226 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Black women stirring the waters : a brief history --
The twin powers of faith and knowledge / Gaynelle Alexander --
Overcoming visible and invisible barriers / Celestine Bennett --
When diversity comes naturally / Maybelle Broussard --
Being pro-active about being black / Mary Ellen Butler --
A lifelong thirst for learning / Barbara E.M. Cannon --
Soft colors, bold statements / Frances Dunham Catlett --
The art of the ancients channels through me / Elaine Sherman Crossley --
Sustained by a strong sense of self / Wanda Davis --
Initial rebuffs lead to ultimate triumphs / Inez Dones --
So much our young people need to know / Marcella Ford --
The secret of "the big house" / Barbara L.C. French --
The grapes of wrath, African American style / Julia Savage Furlow --
Homage to teaching and learning / Nettye Goddard --
The oratory essay contest / Phyllis Strong Green --
Racism and sexism must be vanquished / Aileen C. Hernandez --
Possession and protection / Dona Irvin --
The long, tough climb up the career ladder / Irma Johnson --
Dreams fulfilled / Clara Stanton Jones --
I'v never let racism get in the way / Norma Lampley --
Achieving against the odds / Susie Ludlow --
Oh, wow! our ball is bouncing!! / Eloise McKinney-Johnson --
From slavery to independence / Morrelle Lyles Martin --
Keep your eyes on the prize / Portia Mixon --
Equal access to books and bathhouses / Effie Lee Morris --
My life began / Thelma O'Brien --
Trusting my own instincts / Dorothy Patterson --
Returning to my roots to find myself / Tracy Patterson --
High standards : something you learn early in life / Zenobia Payne --
A mother's prayer / Marie Pierce --
Faith conquers adversity / Dorothy Pitts --
An early encounter with Jim Crow / Jean Roberson --
Four generations in California / Audrey Robinson --
Disparate treatment / Josephine Robinson --
Proclaiming out proud heritage / Virginia Craft Rose --
Bringing out history to life / Alice C. Royal --
Anger, pride and strength / Dena Hurst Semmons --
We're all a part of the village / Dr. Shirley Thornton --
Sharing a precious sense of community / Margaret Traylor --
Surviving in two worlds / Alice Washington --
FESTAC 77 / Elsie Washington --
We knew we belonged / Mary Parks Washington --
Kneel only in reverence to God / Sadie Williams --
African royalty, once removed / Valena Minor Williams --
My special teacher / Lucy Wood Wilson.
Responsibility: [edited by Mary Ellen Butler.].

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