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OPEN WIDE THE FREEDOM GATES: A Memoir.
Edition: Later printing.
New York: Public Affairs, (2003). Hardcover first edition - Written when she was 91, this autobiography recounts a life of service and leadership, from early protests against lynching to being on the platform as Martin Luther King gave his "I Have a Dream" speech. She led the National Council of Negro Women for forty-one years, and after the battles of the 1960s, she concentrated on troubled black communities, on issues like rural poverty, teen pregnancy and black family values. In 1994, her efforts are officially recognized. Foreword by Maya Angelou.
Photographs, index. xi, 322p. ISBN: 1-586481576.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 79059More details Price: $21.50