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Pauli Murray: A Personal and Political Life

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Explore the remarkable journey of Rev. Dr. Anna Pauline "Pauli" Murray in "Pauli Murray: A Personal and Political Life." Authored by Troy Saxby and published on May 11, 2020, this comprehensive biography delves deep into the life of a pivotal figure in American history. Pauli Murray, a visionary activist, lawyer, and the first African American to earn a Yale law doctorate, battled against the tides of racism, homophobia, and sexism to leave an indelible mark on the domains of gender equality, racial justice, and religious freedom. Saxby masterfully intertwines Murray's personal trials and public triumphs, revealing how her identity and private struggles influenced her monumental contributions to civil rights and her co-founding of the National Organization for Women (NOW). This book is an essential read for those in adult education, providing a profound understanding of how personal adversities can fuel the fight for social justice, inspiring readers to reflect on the interplay of personal and political in their own lives.
Published by The University of North Carolina Press on May 11, 2020
376 pages
ISBN: 9781469654928
Best for readers in Adulthood
This book provides valuable insights into Gender EqualityRacial Justice, and Religious Freedom, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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