Book of the Month

Book Club Book of the Month: Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement

My friend and comrade and I are in a book club titled, Shattering Our Single Story, and our book for this month is Ella Baker & the Black Freedom Movement by Barbara Ransby. From Goodreads: “One of the most important African American leaders of the twentieth century and perhaps the most influential woman in the civil rights movement, Ella Baker (1903-1986) was an activist whose remarkable career spanned fifty years and touched thousands of lives. A gifted grassroots organizer, Baker shunned the spotlight in favor of vital behind-the-scenes work that helped power the black freedom struggle.”

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