Looks at the countless women who bravely carried the movement toward securing civil rights for all African Americans.
Women Who Dare: Women of the Civil Rights Movement honors the contributions of many great women activists who may not have been in the most visible positions of the movement's leadership, but whose work was crucial to its survival, growth, and eventual success. These and many more daring women are discussed in the context of the key events of this violent and tumultuous period. Their stories are accompanied by dozens of historical photographs. 64 pages with 47 black-and-white images. Size: 5¾ x 6½ in. Smyth-sewn casebound book, with dust jacket. Written by Linda Barrett Osborne.