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Ella Baker

Shyrlee Dallard

Ella Baker

a leader behind the scenes

by Shyrlee Dallard

  • 11 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Silver Burdett Press in Englewood Cliffs, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Baker, Ella, 1903-1986 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Baker, Ella, 1903-1986.,
    • African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Civil rights workers.,
    • African Americans -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      Examines the life of the civil rights worker who organized for freedom and was a key figure in the formation of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-126) and index.

      Statementby Shyrlee Dallard ; with an introduction by Andrew Young.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      SeriesThe history of the civil rights movement
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.97.B214 D35 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 130 p. :
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1872298M
      ISBN 100382099311, 0382240669
      LC Control Number90031932

      Ella Baker Freedom Bound (Book): Grant, Joanne: Praise for ELLA BAKER Splendid biography a valuable contribution to the growing body of literature on the critical roles of women in civil rightsJoyce A. Ladner, The Washington Post Book World The definitive biography of Ella Baker, a force behind the civil rights movement and almost every social justice movement of this century.   Ella Baker and The Black Freedom Struggle is a thoughtful and fascinating look at the development of a political leader. Any one who wants to know more about the .

        Ella Baker/Septima Clark Human Rights Award Due: December 1, The Ella Baker/Septima Clark Award honors the memory of two giants of the Black Freedom Movement, the founding mother and inspiration behind the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and the education director of the Highlander Folk School. View the profiles of people named Ella Baker. Join Facebook to connect with Ella Baker and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share.

      Ella Baker (–) was an influential African American civil rights and human rights activist. For five decades she worked behind the scenes with people in vulnerable communities to catalyze social justice leadership. Her steadfast belief in the power of ordinary people to create change continues to inspire social justice activists around the world. This book describes a case study that. Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement:A Radical Democratic Vision 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 () was an activist whose remarkable career spanned fifty years and touched thousands of lives. A gifted grassroots organizer, [ ].


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Washington Post Book World In this compelling biography, Barbara Ransby guides us through the life of that extraordinary fighter for racial equality and social justice, Ella Jo Baker. To all of us who worked with Ella Baker in the movement, she was a person of legendary courage and inspiring intellectual by: Joanne Grant, an early member of SNCC, met Ella Baker in when Ella was in her late 50's.

The first part of the book is a bit stilted, but from the point where the author begins occasionally speaking in the first person, the account takes on a power and intimacy that helps the reader get a feel for Ella Baker, as both a leader and a person.4/5.

Ella Baker Center Website. Awards & distinctions. Lillian Smith Book Award, Southern Regional Council. Outstanding Book Award, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America. Honor Book, Black Caucus of the American Library Association.

"Ella Baker, one woman worth reading about. The cover photo alone is worth the price of the book. Ella Baker book Baker clutches her ballpoint pen, eyeglass case and big purse. She's wearing a blue wool coat, earbobs and Sunday school hat. It's a portrait of a lifelong activist."--The /5(4).

This is a good introductory read about Ella Baker (). It is one of six books published since in The Library of African American Biography Series (the subjects of the other books being Paul Robeson, Booker T. Washington, Walter White, Richard Wright, and Louis Armstrong)/5.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, protested with their peaceful presences. The campaign clearly was inspired by tactics associated with King, and the SCLC became directly involved in April, when Ella Baker helped organize the Student Nonviolent.

Daily Links. Student Attendance - Sign in before 9am each day. Arts and Athletics Online Offerings - Join live activities every day at am and pm. More Resources. Padlet - Find and submit school from home ideas for the whole family on our Ella Baker Padlet. Reading Resources - An annotated list of digital book resources for all ages.

Ella Baker, American community organizer and political activist who brought her skills and principles to bear in the major civil rights organizations of the midth century.

She notably helped form the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Learn more about Baker’s life and work. From The black woman in the Civil Rights Struggle () / Ella Baker The Voting Rights Act of by Laurie Collier Hillstrom Call Number: JKH55 Praise for ELLA BAKER "Splendid biography a valuable contribution to the growing body of literature on the critical roles of women in civil rights."--Joyce A.

Ladner, The Washington Post Book World "The definitive biography of Ella Baker, a force behind the civil rights movement and almost every social justice movement of this century."--Gloria Steinem "This book will be received with.

There would not have been a SNCC without Ella Baker. While serving as Executive Secretary for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), she organized the founding conference of SNCC, held at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina during the Easter weekend of She had immediately recognized the potential of the students involved in the sit-in movement and wanted to.

Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement, written by Barbara Ransby tells the story of Ella Baker’s life. It begins by telling the story of her family and how their history impacted her as a child. The book Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision, by Dr.

Barbara Ransby was an incredible and extremely moving book. I really enjoy learning about history and significant people who have impacted the history and culture of our country. Ransby also uses Baker's life to paint a broader context of black activism.

Baker grew up in the Progressive Era South as part of a black middle-class family that constituted Glenda Gilmore's "New Men" and "New Women" and W.E.B. Du Bois's "talented tenth." Educated at a private high school and college, Baker could have easily embraced the middle-class moral values of her Baptist mother.

This is a PTSA program that supports the Ella Baker Elementary library. Families celebrate their student's birthday or special occasion by donating funds to the library to purchase books or materials. Students will be invited to the library during school to select a book.

Participation in celebration books is available on the PTSA website. Ella Baker Civil Rights Organizer: – In order for us as poor and oppressed people to become a part of a society that is meaningful, the system under which we now exist has to be radically changed.

Ella Baker: Freedom Bound by Joanne Grant Ella Baker: Freedom Bound by Joanne Grant PDF, ePub eBook D0wnl0ad Praise for ELLA BAKER "Splendid biography a valuable contribution to the growing body of literature on the critical roles of women in civil rights."--Joyce A.

Ladner, The Washington Post Book World "The definitive biography of Ella Baker, a force behind the civil rights movement and. Ella Josephine Baker (Dec. 13, – Dec. 13, ) developed a sense for social justice early in her life.

As a girl growing up in North Carolina, Baker listened to her grandmother tell stories about slave revolts. An enslaved woman, her grandmother had been whipped for refusing to marry a man chosen for her by the slave “owner.”.Ella Baker, one woman worth reading about.

The cover photo alone is worth the price of the book. Ella Baker clutches her ballpoint pen, eyeglass case and big purse.

She's wearing a blue wool coat, earbobs and Sunday school hat. It's a portrait of a lifelong activist. Price: $  In this book, I have tried to tell Ella Baker's story partly as she would have told it and partly the way I-a historian and an activist of a different time and place-felt it had to be told.

There are those who insist that biographical writing is compromised and tainted by /5(4).