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by Patricia Sullivan

Freedom Writer: Virginia Foster Durr, Letters From the Civil Rights Years epub ebook

Author: Patricia Sullivan
Category: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (July 28, 2003)
Pages: 288 pages
ISBN: 041594516X
ISBN13: 978-0415945165
Rating: 4.5
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Virginia Foster Durr was a monumental champion for civil rights. A white southerner who returned to Alabama in 1951 after twenty years in Washington, she was horrified to revisit the racism of her childhood.

Virginia Foster Durr was a monumental champion for civil rights. She wrote hundreds of letters - humorous, sharp and observant - to her friends up north, among them Eleanor Roosevelt, Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson, Hugo Black and C. Vann Woodward. Published on the 100th anniversary of Durr's birth, her letters offer a distinctive glimpse into the day-to-day battles for racial justice at a pivotal moment in American history.

Virginia Foster Durr (1903-1999) was a monumental champion of civil rights and yet, as a privileged white southern woman

Virginia Foster Durr (1903-1999) was a monumental champion of civil rights and yet, as a privileged white southern woman.

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Dreier, Peter (2012). The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame. Rosa Parks and Virginia Durr Jewish Currents May 2006. Oral History Interviews with Virginia Foster Durr,,, from Oral Histories of the American South. Virginia Foster Durr Papers. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University. Virginia Foster Durr was a monumental champion for civil rights.

Home Browse Books Book details, Freedom Writer: Virginia Foster Durr, Letters. Published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Durr's birth-A unique civil rights diary that captures the daily struggles of the movement in the 1960s. Freedom Writer: Virginia Foster Durr, Letters from the Civil Rights Years. By Virginia Foster Durr, Patricia Sullivan. Over 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.

Patricia Sullivan discussed her book "Freedom Writer: Virginia Foster Durr, Letters from .

Patricia Sullivan discussed her book "Freedom Writer: Virginia Foster Durr, Letters from The Civil Rights Years" in a program sponsored by the Library's John W. Kluge Center. As a privileged white Southern woman, Durr (1903-1999) was an unlikely yet monumental champion of civil rights.

Virginia Foster Durr, Letters From the Civil Rights Years. The political was personal for Virginia Durr, as Patricia Sullivan writes in her introduction to ''Freedom Writer,'' a collection of Durr's letters. When Durr and her husband, Clifford, returned to their native Alabama after nearly 20 years in Washington, their opposition to segregation meant social isolation and a struggle for Clifford to make a living

Virginia Foster Durr (1903-1999), a privileged white southern woman, was a monumental champion of civil rights. This work is a collection of her letters from across three decades of struggle for the cause of racial equality

Virginia Foster Durr (1903-1999), a privileged white southern woman, was a monumental champion of civil rights. This work is a collection of her letters from across three decades of struggle for the cause of racial equality. It explores the life and times of a woman whose appetite for justice immersed her in many of the defining issues.

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Rosa Parks and Virginia Durr Jewish Currents May 2006. Shajar al Durr, a former Sultana of Egypt. Clifford Durr - (1899 – 1975) was an Alabama lawyer who played an important role in defending activists and others accused of disloyalty during the New Deal and McCarthy eras and who represented Rosa Parks in her challenge to the constitutionality of th.

Virginia Foster Durr was a monumental champion for civil rights. A white southerner who returned to Alabama in 1951 after twenty years in Washington, she was horrified to revisit the racism of her childhood. She wrote hundreds of letters - humorous, sharp and observant - to her friends up north, among them Eleanor Roosevelt, Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson, Hugo Black and C. Vann Woodward. Published on the 100th anniversary of Durr's birth, her letters offer a distinctive glimpse into the day-to-day battles for racial justice at a pivotal moment in American history.
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