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Charron, Katherine Mellen
Freedom's teacher : the life of Septima Clark / Katherine Mellen Charron
Alternate Title Life of Septima Clark
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E185.97.C59 C48 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987
Subject(s) African American women political activists -- Southern States -- Biography
African American civil rights workers -- Southern States -- Biography
Civil rights workers -- Southern States -- Biography
African American women teachers -- South Carolina -- Biography
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century
Subject Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description xvi, 462 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note "Published with the assistance of the Center for the Study of the American South of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. 427-451) and index
Contents Introduction: Septima Clark's civil rights movement -- Home lessons -- Taking up the work -- Singing the blues in the new Reconstruction -- Political training grounds -- The battle transformed -- Crossing Broad -- Bridging past and future -- A fight for respect -- Similar and yet different -- Epilogue: A right to the tree of life -- Appendix: South Carolina educational statistics
Alternate Author University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Center for the Study of the American South

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