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Open wide the freedom gates : a memoir

A heroine of the Civil Rights Movement tells the remarkable story of her life, her work, and what it means to be both black and a woman
eBook, English, 2009
PublicAffairs, New York, 2009
1 online resource (323 pages)
9780786739752, 0786739754
Praise; Title Page; Dedication; Foreword; Chapter One
A "Little Old Lady"; Chapter Two
Keeping the Faith; Chapter Three
Coming of Age in Harlem; Chapter Four
"Me Culled Too"; Chapter Five
Building a New World; Chapter Six
Turning Points; Chapter Seven
Wartime Washington; Chapter Eight
Step by Step; Chapter Nine
The Land of the Free; Chapter Ten
"Women Are the Shock Absorbers"; Chapter Eleven
Behind the "Cotton Curtain"; Chapter Twelve
Mississippi, Crucible of Change; Chapter Thirteen
Living up to Our Promise; Chapter Fourteen
Citizen of the World Chapter Fifteen
Making Common CauseChapter Sixteen
A Place in the Sisterhood; Chapter Seventeen
Building a Legacy; Chapter Eighteen
Home at Last; Chapter Nineteen
A Family of Friends; Chapter Twenty
"Temples Still Undone"; Acknowledgements; Photo Credits; Index; Copyright Page