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Barbara Jordan: American Hero

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"Barbara Jordan: American Hero" offers an intimate glimpse into the life of Barbara Jordan, a trailblazer in American politics whose resolve and eloquence shaped the nation's views on racial justice and gender equality. Published on January 4, 2000, and penned by Mary Beth Rogers, the biography unfolds the personal battles and public victories of Jordan—the first African American woman from the South elected to Congress and a pivotal figure in the civil rights movement. Rogers masterfully reveals the complex interplay of the cultural and political forces that honed Jordan's formidable public persona, against the backdrop of a society grappling with profound transformations. This book is not just a recount of historical feats but a powerful narrative that resonates deeply with themes of dignity, perseverance, and the unyielding fight for equality. Ideal for adult education settings, this biography encourages a reflective exploration of how individual integrity can influence the tides of social change, making it a crucial read for those inspired to understand and advocate for a more just society.
Published by Bantam on January 4, 2000
414 pages
ISBN: 9780553380668
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