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Mighty Justice (Young Readers' Edition): The Untold Story of Civil Rights Trailblazer Dovey Johnson Roundtree

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Immerse yourself in the powerful narrative of "Mighty Justice (Young Readers' Edition): The Untold Story of Civil Rights Trailblazer Dovey Johnson Roundtree," a book that chronicles the life of a pioneering African American woman who relentlessly fought against racial and gender injustices. Raised in the oppressive era of Jim Crow in Charlotte, North Carolina, Dovey Johnson Roundtree shattered barriers in the U.S. Army, battled discrimination as a formidable attorney, and shattered glass ceilings in the clergy of the AME church. Her victorious 1955 bus desegregation case marked a pivotal moment in the struggle for civil rights, setting the stage for the dismantling of segregation laws across the South. Published on December 15, 2020, and developed in collaboration with the Dovey Johnson Roundtree Educational Trust, this adaptation of her memoir is a Junior Library Guild Selection. It not only educates but also inspires middle-school readers to understand and advocate for racial justice and gender equality. Discover the resilience and resolve of a woman who used her voice as a mighty tool for justice.
Published by Roaring Brook Press on December 15, 2020
208 pages
ISBN: 9781250229007
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Gender Equality and Racial Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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