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Pauli Murray and Caroline Ware: Forty Years of Letters in Black and White (Gender and American Culture)

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"Pauli Murray and Caroline Ware: Forty Years of Letters in Black and White" delves into the profound yet distinct lives of two pioneering women whose friendship spanned four tumultuous decades. Starting in 1942, when Pauli Murray, a spirited young black law student met Caroline Ware, a seasoned historian and political activist, their exchange of letters became a resilient bridge connecting two contrasting worlds of American society. Through their correspondence, readers gain an intimate glimpse into the evolution of social and political thought from the civil rights movement to the rise of women's rights. Murray, who broke barriers as a labor lawyer, university professor, and the first black woman ordained as an Episcopal priest, and Ware, a relentless advocate for consumer rights and community development, used their sharp intellects and shared commitment to justice to discuss everything from racial politics to McCarthyism. Published on October 30, 2006, this book is a treasure trove for those in adult education, offering not just historical insights but also inspiring a reflection on how deep personal connections can influence broader social change in the realms of gender equality and racial justice.
Published by The University of North Carolina Press on October 30, 2006
216 pages
ISBN: 9780807830550
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