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Pauli Murray was a bold thinker whose passion for racial justice, equality, and freedom was rooted in a deep and sustaining religious life. A pioneer throughout her life, she was an early activist in the civil rights movement; a professor of law at Brandeis, a poet and author of two acclaimed memoirs, a cofounder of the National Organization of Women; and finally at age 66 ...more
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Published April 30th 2006 by Orbis Books
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Kevin
It's great fun seeing this civil rights activist reaching the pinnacle of her life as a priest and reading her sermons. I wouldn't call them ground-breaking or must read, but they have a familiar, prophetic, justice-rolls-down feel to them.
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The Reverend Dr. Anna Pauline "Pauli" Murray (November 20, 1910 – July 1, 1985) was an American civil rights activist, women's rights activist, lawyer, and author. She was also the first black woman ordained an Episcopal priest.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Murray was raised mostly by her maternal grandparents. At the age of sixteen, she moved to New York to attend Hunter College, graduating with a
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