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A Song of Faith and Hope: The Life of Frankie Muse Freeman (Volume 1)

This book is about Frankie Muse Freeman
In "A Song of Faith and Hope: The Life of Frankie Muse Freeman (Volume 1)", readers delve into the inspiring journey of a pioneering African American woman who rose from the segregated South to become a beacon of justice. Born into the harsh realities of Jim Crow, Frankie Freeman's early life was a crucible that forged her relentless drive for equality and dignity. Her academic pursuits at Hampton Institute and Howard University law school laid the groundwork for a trailblazing career in civil rights law, culminating in her historic role as the first woman on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. This memoir poignantly captures Freeman's professional milestones, including landmark fair housing victories and influential positions, against a backdrop of personal trials, such as the loss of her closest family members. Published on April 3, 2003, this volume is a testament to the indomitable spirit of a woman who not only witnessed history but helped shape it. Ideal for middle-school readers, this book is a profound resource on racial justice and gender equality, encouraging a new generation to continue the fight for a fairer world.
Published by Missouri Historical Society Press on April 3, 2003
190 pages
ISBN: 9781883982416
Best for readers in Middle School
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