Friday, May 03, 2013

May 3 Birthday: Septima P. Clark

Women of Hope

Septima P. Clark, civil rights advocate
May 3, 1898-Dec. 15, 1987

Women of Hope: African Americans Who Made a Difference by Joyce Hansen (Scholastic, 1998)

A teacher, Clark fought for equality in civil rights movement. Injustices done to her with regards to her lost job were repaid.

Read about Clark on this site.