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Unceasing Militant: The Life of Mary Church Terrell

Alison M. Parker

Abstract

Born into slavery during the Civil War, Mary Church Terrell (1863–1954) would become one of the most prominent activists of her time, with a career bridging the late nineteenth century to the civil rights movement of the 1950s. The first president of the National Association of Colored Women and a founding member of the NAACP, Terrell collaborated closely with the likes of Frederick Douglass, Ida B. Wells, and W. E. B. Du Bois. Unceasing Militant is the first full-length biography of Terrell, bringing her vibrant voice and personality to life. Though most accounts of Terrell focus almost exclu ... More

Keywords: National Association of Colored Women (NACW), NAACP, Frederick Douglass, Ida B. Wells, W. E. B. Du Bois, Biography, Civil rights movement, Activism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781469659381
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659381.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alison M. Parker, author
University of Delaware