Lift up thy voice : The Sarah and Angelina GrimkÂ⩭ Family's Journey from Slaveholders to Civil Rights Leaders. / Mark Perry.
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- ISBN: 9781101662397 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2002.
In the late 1820s Sarah and Angelina Grimké traded their elite position as daughters of a prominent white slaveholding family in Charleston, South Carolina, for a life dedicated to abolitionism and advocacy of women's rights in the North. After the Civil War, discovering that their late brother had had children with one of his slaves, the Grimké sisters helped to educate their nephews and gave them the means to start a new life in postbellum America. The nephews, Archibald and Francis, went on to become well-known African American activists in the burgeoning civil rights movement and the founding of the NAACP. Spanning 150 eventful years, this is an inspiring tale of a remarkable family that transformed itself and America.
Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Books, 2002. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 853 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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