Freedom's Daughters: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement from 1830 to 1970
Publish Date: 2001-02-16
Author: Lynne Olson
A collection of profiles of some of the fearless, resourceful female leaders of the Civil Rights Movement documents the accomplishments of Ida Wells, who led the protest against lynching; Pauli Murray, who organized the first lunch counter sit-in; Jo Ann Robinson, who helped launch the Montgomery bus boycott; and others. 25,000 first printing.