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Ella Baker: The Forgotten Female Voice of Civil Rights

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This book is a welcome addition to the Library of African American Biography series, focusing on Ella Baker's influential life and legacy both as a female and African-American figure. Ella Josephine Baker was among the most influential strategists of the most important social movement in modern U.S. history, the civil rights movement, yet most Americans have never heard of ...more
Hardcover, 204 pages
Published September 16th 2013 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published September 1st 2013)
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Andrea
Sep 22, 2016 Andrea rated it really liked it
Shelves: race, gender, struggle
It was good to carve out the time to read two books on Ella Baker, I don't think I do this enough really. Moye focused much on her role as an organizer than Barbara Ransby did, and quoted her directly a little more often, which I really liked.
[Y]ou didn't see me on television, you didn't see news stories about me. The kind of role that I tried to play was to pick up pieces or put pieces together out of which I hoped organization might come. My theory is, strong people don't need strong leaders.
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