Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Potupourri: Literature & Women's Studies

Quiz #13
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“Ordinary women of grace are, in a sense, my real role models. What always struck me is how unbitter they were. They had the capacity to keep struggling. I think that is a message that this quick-fix culture needs….”

In 1965, she was the first black woman admitted to the bar in Mississippi. A graduate of Spelman and Yale Law School, in 1994 she received the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Medal for Outstanding Professional Service in Civil and Human Rights. Who is she?

5 comments:

Brainy Mama said...

Myrlie Evers-Williams! I met her at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn while attending the National Black writers Conference a couple of years ago.

Color Online said...

Hi brainy mama,

I'm sorry, that is incorrect. Please try again.

Peace,
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Brainy Mama said...

Awwww man!

Brainy Mama said...

Marian Wright Edelman, founder of the Children's Defense Fund.

That is what I get for answering trivia questions while at work.

Color Online said...

Correct!