Saturday, May 30, 2009

Color Online Quiz: Literature & Women Studies

Quiz #40
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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….” ~Marian Edelman Wright

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?


Anonymous said...

Marian Wright Edelman!

Color Online said...