Septima Poinsette Clark
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Septima Poinsette Clark (May 3, 1898–December 15, 1987) was an American educator and civil rights activist. Her work for equal access to education and civil rights for African Americans several decades before the rise of national awareness of racial inequality has led her to be known as the "Queen mother" or "Grandmother of the American Civil Rights Movement" in the United States. wiki
- Winner of the 1983 Martin Luther King Jr. Award 
- Grace Jordan McFadden, "Septima P. Clark and the Struggle for Human Rights." Women in the Civil Rights Movement: Trailblazers and Torchbearers 1941-1965. Ed. Vicki L. Crawford, Jacqueline Anne Rouse, and Barbara Woods. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, (1993) pp. 85–97.
- Myles Horton, The Long Haul: An Autobiography. NY: Teachers College Press, (1998)
- Septima Poinsette Clark and Cynthia Stokes Brown, Ready from Within: A First Person Narrative, Red Sea Press, 1990
- Jacqueline A. Rouse, "We Seek to Know...In Order to Speak the Truth: Nurturing the Seeds of Discontent--Septima P. Clark and Participatory Leadership" In Bettye Collier-Thomas and V.P. Franklin, Sisters in the Struggle: African American women in the civil rights-black power movement (New York University Press, 2001).
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- ↑ International Pfeffer Peace Prize, Fellowship of Reconciliation, accessed March 13, 2011.