Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision

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University of North Carolina Press, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 470 pages
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One of the most important African American leaders of the twentieth century and perhaps the most influential woman in the civil rights movement, Ella Baker (1903-1986) was an activist whose remarkable career spanned fifty years and touched thousands of li

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Barbara Ransby is professor of African American studies and history and director of the Gender and Women's Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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