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Pauli Murray : the autobiography of a Black activist, feminist, lawyer, priest, and poet.

Author: Pauli Murray
Publisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, 1989, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Pauli Murray; Pauli Murray
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pauli Murray
ISBN: 0870495968 9780870495960
OCLC Number: 18291245
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Song in a weary throat. New York : Harper & Row, ©1987.
Includes index.
Description: xii, 451 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Daughter of Agnes and Will --
Aunt Pauline --
Learning about race --
Between two worlds --
Loss and change --
Separate and unequal --
Survival --
Making it through college --
Among the unemployed --
Saved by the WPA --
Members of your race are not admitted --
Jailed in Virginia --
A sharecropper's life --
A sharecropper's death --
Writing or law school? --
Getting to know Mrs. Roosevelt --
Jim Crow in the nation's capital --
National despair, personal vindication --
Perfecting our strategy --
Don't get mad, get smart --
Further adversities --
Boalt Hall and International House --
Inching along --
States' laws and visits with Mrs. R --
Past associations --
Neither "my girl" nor "one of the boys" --
A question of identity --
Teaching in Ghana --
Civil wrongs and rights --
The birth of NOW --
A stumbling block to faith --
My world turned upside down --
Black politics at Brandeis --
The death of a friend --
Full circle.
Other Titles: Autobiography of a Black activist, feminist, lawyer, priest, and poet.
Song in a weary throat
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