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Standing in Proud Shoes

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Raised by grandparents and an aunt in Durham, Pauli Murray was a civil rights pioneer, leading the first organized sit-in at a Washington, D.C., cafeteria in 1944, and being arrested in Virginia in 1940 for refusing to sit in the back of the bus. Blackburn profiles the life of this woman who was a civil rights lawyer, college professor, college vice president, and Deputy Attorney General of California.
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 9, Feb 2003, p25-26, 28-29, il, por