Marian Wright Edelman

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Marian Wright Edelman


Born
in Bennettsville, South Carolina, The United States
June 06, 1939

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Marian Wright Edelman is an American activist for children's rights. She has been an advocate for disadvantaged Americans for her entire professional life. She is founder and president emerita of the Children's Defense Fund. She influenced leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Hillary Clinton. ...more

Average rating: 4.14 · 2,079 ratings · 326 reviews · 43 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Measure of Our Success:...

4.14 avg rating — 571 ratings — published 1992 — 11 editions
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The Sea Is So Wide and My B...

3.86 avg rating — 132 ratings — published 2008 — 9 editions
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Lanterns: A Memoir of Mentors

4.02 avg rating — 111 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
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Guide My Feet

4.29 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 1995 — 7 editions
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I Can Make a Difference: A ...

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4.36 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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I'm Your Child, God

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4.42 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Stand for Children

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Picturing Children

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Families in Peril: An Agend...

3.13 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1987 — 2 editions
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The Best of the Brownies' Book

4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1996
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“Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.”
Marian Wright Edelman

“Never work just for money or for power. They won't save your soul or help you sleep at night.”
Marian Wright Edelman

“You can't be what you can't see.”
Marian Wright Edelman

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