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"The first black women elected to Congress speaks out on her life and on the American political system"--Jacket
Print Book, English, 1970
Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1970
xii, 177 pages 22 cm
9780395109328, 0395109329
pt. 1. Growing up. Early years in Barbados
Back to Brooklyn
College years
Starting in politics
pt. 2. Getting there. Teaching, marriage, and the political arena
In the state assembly
Running for congress
Breaking the rules
pt. 3. Speaking out. The speech against the war
How I view congress
Facing the abortion question
The Lindsay campaign and coalition politics
Black politicians and the black minority
pt. 4. Looking ahead. A government that cannot hear the people
Women and their liberation
Youth and America's future