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Ella Baker And The Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision (Gender & American Culture)

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Dive into the inspiring life of Ella Baker, a pivotal figure in the civil rights movement, through the pages of "Ella Baker And The Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision (Gender & American Culture)." Published on January 1, 2005, this definitive biography by Barbara Ransby showcases the profound impact of Baker, an activist whose influence spanned over fifty years yet often remained away from the limelight. Baker's dedication to grassroots activism and her ability to navigate the challenges of working in predominantly male environments, while fostering connections with a diverse group of women, students, and activists, are vividly detailed. Ransby not only explores Baker's significant roles within the NAACP, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee but also connects her legacy with global progressive struggles. This book is an essential read for those in adult education interested in gender equality and racial justice, providing deep insights into the complexities of advocacy and the power of persistent, behind-the-scenes work in shaping movements. How can we embody Baker's radical democratic vision in today's fight for justice?
Published by Univ of North Carolina Pr on January 1, 2005
470 pages
ISBN: 9780807856161
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