The Spirit of Freedom: Powerful Women of the Civil Rights Movement (Hardcover)

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This book shines a light on the unsung women of the Civil Rights Movement, women who overcame enormous odds to fight for the rights of Black Americans. The women profiled include Ella Baker, Fannie Lou Hamer, Dorothy Height, Ruby Hurley, Gloria Richardson, Jo Ann Robinson, and more.

About the Author


Martin Gitlin is a former newspaper journalist who won more than 45 awards, including first place for general excellence from Associated Press. That organization selected him as one of the top four feature writers in Ohio. He has had more than 200 books published, most of them educational, including many in the realm of twentieth century American history.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781538177358
ISBN-10: 1538177358
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: February 6th, 2024
Pages: 230
Language: English