Life Story: Pauli Murray2020-05-06T18:29:42-04:00

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Life Story: Pauli Murray (1910-1985)

Bringing the Struggles of Identity to the Fight for Civil Rights

The story of a woman who advocated for full equality, regardless of race, gender, or sexuality.

Content Warning: This life story references physical and sexual violence. 

Pauli Murray

Pauli Murray of New York, winner of Mademoiselle Merit Award for signal achievement in law, 1946. Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

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ACTIVISM, BLACK EXPERIENCES, EDUCATION, GREAT DEPRESSION, GREAT MIGRATION, HARLEM RENAISSANCE, JIM CROW, LAW & LEGAL STATUS, POLITICS & GOVERNMENT, RACE & RACISM, WORK, QUEER HISTORY

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