A Right Worthy Grand Mission: Maggie Lena Walker and the Quest for Black Economic Empowerment

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Howard University Press, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 286 pages
"A Right Worthy Grand Mission follows Walker's extensive travels extolling the virtues of the IOSL and black economic empowerment and examines her involvements in the black women's club movement. It also reveals, however, that Walker's personal life was one of great sacrifice and successive calamities. The 1915 scandal that shrouded her family dominated Richmond news and gossip columns for months. Undaunted, Walker refused to let either injury or tragedy prevent her from fulfilling her nationwide obligations.

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