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Author Height, Dorothy I. (Dorothy Irene), 1912-2010.

Title Open wide the freedom gates : a memoir / Dorothy Height ; with a foreword by Maya Angelou.

Published New York : PublicAffairs, [2003]
©2003

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Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xi, 322 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Black thought and culture.
Notes Includes index.
Contents 1 A "Little Old Lady" 1 -- 2 Keeping the Faith 13 -- 3 Coming of Age in Harlem 27 -- 4 "Me Culled Too" 43 -- 5 Building a New World 59 -- 6 Turning Points 78 -- 7 Wartime Washington 95 -- 8 Step by Step 110 -- 9 Land of the Free 132 -- 10 "Women Are the Shock Absorbers" 155 -- 11 Behind the "Cotton Curtain" 167 -- 12 Mississippi, Crucible of Change 180 -- 13 Living up to Our Promise 200 -- 14 Citizen of the World 219 -- 15 Making Common Cause 234 -- 16 A Place in the Sisterhood 249 -- 17 Building a Legacy 258 -- 18 Home at Last 271 -- 19 A Family of Friends 288 -- 20 "Temples Still Undone" 294.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2007. (Black thought and culture). Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Height, Dorothy I. (Dorothy Irene), 1912-2010.
National Council of Negro Women -- Biography.
African American women civil rights workers -- Biography.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1964-1975.
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-
ISBN 1586481576