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Ella Baker

Author : J. Todd Moye
ISBN : 9781442215672
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Ella Josephine Baker was among the most influential strategists of the most important social movement in modern US history, the civil rights movement. In this book, historian J. Todd Moye masterfully reconstructs Baker’s life and contribution for a new generation of readers.

Ex Auditu Volume 30

Author : Klyne Snodgrass
ISBN : 9781498224383
Genre : Religion
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Contents Announcement of the 2015 Symposium Abbreviations Introduction Klyne Snodgrass The Long Shadow of Augustine John E. Phelan, Jr. Response to Phelan Rebekah A. Eklund Wisdom's Response to the Divine Initiative Tremper Longman III Response to Longman James K. Bruckner Which Humans? What Response? A Reflection on Pauline Theology Beverly Roberts Gaventa Response to Gaventa Nicholas Perrin On Law and the Noachic Covenant: "Can the Judge of the Whole World Not Himself Do Justice?" (Genesis 18:25) Jodie Boyer Hatlem The Biblical Noah, Darren Aronofsky's Film Noah, and Viewer Response to Noah: The Complex Task of Responding to God's Initiative Robert K. Johnston Response to Johnston Paul Scott Wilson Corinth, Calvin, and Calcutta: Trinity, Trafficking and Transformation of Theologia Paul C. H. Lim Response to Lim Jonathan M. Wilson Here Am I: Moses and the Meaning of our Bodies Brian Bantum Transcripts of the Trinity: Reading the Bible in the Presence of God Cheryl Bridges Johns Living Water in John 4:7-30 Paul Scott Wilson Annotated Bibliography on the Human Response to the Divine Initiative Presenters and Respondents Ex Auditu - Volumes Available

Careers In Social Justice

Author : Jessica Shaw
ISBN : 9781499467376
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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Throughout history, there have been a myriad of social justice movements and causes, and courageous individuals who have fought for change. For those who feel passionate about ensuring all people have equal rights, opportunities, and services available, a career working for social justice may be a perfect fit. This book offers in-depth information about a variety of social justice career options, such as advocacy work, environmental protection, and social work. Academic requirements, day-to-day responsibilities, and job outlooks are covered, as well as essential information and tips about the job search process.

Ella Baker And The Black Freedom Movement

Author : Barbara Ransby
ISBN : 0807862703
Genre : Political Science
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One of the most important African American leaders of the twentieth century and perhaps the most influential woman in the civil rights movement, Ella Baker (1903-1986) was an activist whose remarkable career spanned fifty years and touched thousands of lives. A gifted grassroots organizer, Baker shunned the spotlight in favor of vital behind-the-scenes work that helped power the black freedom struggle. She was a national officer and key figure in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, one of the founders of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and a prime mover in the creation of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Baker made a place for herself in predominantly male political circles that included W. E. B. Du Bois, Thurgood Marshall, and Martin Luther King Jr., all the while maintaining relationships with a vibrant group of women, students, and activists both black and white. In this deeply researched biography, Barbara Ransby chronicles Baker's long and rich political career as an organizer, an intellectual, and a teacher, from her early experiences in depression-era Harlem to the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Ransby shows Baker to be a complex figure whose radical, democratic worldview, commitment to empowering the black poor, and emphasis on group-centered, grassroots leadership set her apart from most of her political contemporaries. Beyond documenting an extraordinary life, the book paints a vivid picture of the African American fight for justice and its intersections with other progressive struggles worldwide across the twentieth century.

Ella Baker

Author : Joanne Grant
ISBN : 0471327174
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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I Ve Got The Light Of Freedom

Author : Charles M. Payne
ISBN : 0520207068
Genre : History
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Traces the history of the civil rights movement in Mississippi, and describes how ordinary men and women became caught up in the struggle

Notable Black American Women

Author : Jessie Carney Smith
ISBN : UOM:49015002856657
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Provides brief biographies of business executives, writers, journalists, lawyers, physicians, actresses, singers, musicians, artists, educators, religious leaders, civil rights activists, politicians, aviators, athletes, and scientists

Sisters In The Struggle

Author : Bettye Collier-Thomas
ISBN : 0814716032
Genre : Political Science
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Tells the stories and documents the contributions of African American women involved in the struggle for racial and gender equality through the civil rights and black power movements in the United States.

Reference Library Of Black America

Author : Jessie Carney Smith
ISBN : UOM:49015002856095
Genre : African Americans
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Presents information on all aspects of Afro-American life including politics, employment and income, education, religion, literature, performing arts, science and medicine, and sports.

Women Public Speakers In The United States 1925 1993

Author : Karlyn Kohrs Campbell
ISBN : 0313275351
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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