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Free ↠ Proud Shoes  By Pauli Murray – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • Proud Shoes
  • Pauli Murray
  • English
  • 13 September 2017
  • 0807072095

Proud Shoes First Published In 1956, Proud Shoes Is The Remarkable True Story Of Slavery, Survival, And Miscegenation In The South From The Pre Civil War Era Through The Reconstruction Written By Pauli Murray The Legendary Civil Rights Activist And One Of The Founders Of NOW, Proud Shoes Chronicles The Lives Of Murray S Maternal Grandparents From The Birth Of Her Grandmother, Cornelia Smith, Daughter Of A Slave Whose Beauty Incited The Master S Sons To Near Murder To The Story Of Her Grandfather Robert Fitzgerald, Whose Free Black Father Married A White Woman In 1840, Proud Shoes Offers A Revealing Glimpse Of Our Nation S History.


About the Author: Pauli Murray

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10 thoughts on “Proud Shoes

  1. says:

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  2. says:

    Dr Pauli Murray was my father s first cousin, so it was amazing to learn much of my family s history through her writing Although I never knew her, she was an amazing woman and I m so proud of the shoes she wore.

  3. says:

    I am so glad to have read Proud Shoes Pauli Murray came from a fascinating family Their story sheds light on so many aspects of race in American history pre and post Civil War race relations, tensions in boarder states, passing for white, family life for slaves, complex emotions surrounding children born of masters raping slaves, and high hopes following the Civil War fading with the advent of Jim Crow laws, just to name a...

  4. says:

    This book is mainly about the lives of the author s maternal grandparents Murray does a wonderful job of weaving together her family s stories with extensive research to corroborate them and of the time period in general It has accounts of her great grandparents in the 1830s and 40s and moves throug...

  5. says:

    This remarkable story is largely set in Chapel Hill and Hillsborough where I now live I gained profound insights into black family life as slaves and free persons prior to the civil war, during that war, and afterwards during reconstruction and into the mid 20th century Pauli Murray was a brilliant writer, story teller, and a scholarly researcher uncovering her own family history I love this book, honor this woman, and...

  6. says:

    This is an absolutely fascinating family history, thoroughly researched and presented with great skill The time is a few decades after the Civil War, in the early 1900 s It s mostly the story of Murray s grandmother, who had been a slave and a mistress of the household at the same time , and her grandfather, a scholar and teacher and Civil War veteran These are persons of very high character, and they are on a life long mission to overcome the bizarre racism of those times and even today.To This is an absolutely fasci...

  7. says:

    This was a powerful book that gives you a different lens of Civil Rights history and told from the eyes of Pauli Murray recounting her great grandparents histories Published in 1956, Murray has really interesting stories of race and the very mixed history of her family and many others which was the norm and not divided into these concepts of purely black and white The second half of the book focuses on her grandfather s desperation to prove himself by fighting in the Civil War and it gets ver This was a powerful book that gives you a different lens of Civil Rights history and told from the eyes of Pauli Murray recounting her great grandparents histories Published in 1956, Murray has really interesting stories of race and the very mixed history of her family and many others which was the norm and not divided into these concepts of purely black and white The second half of the book ...

  8. says:

    Loved this book It s a great history of racism.

  9. says:

    Very slow paced, especially in the middle, but I learned a good bit especially about North Carolina history in the late 1800s This quote about the common human longing for freedom, dignity, and self determination vs practical manifestations of having the privilege to access them in 1860s America really struck me Freedom was not something you could hold in your hands and look at It was something inside you which refused to die, a feeling, an urge, an impelling force but it was other things, Very slow paced, especially in the middle, but I learned a good bit especially about North Carolina history in the late 1800s This quote about the common human longing for freedom, dignity, and self determination vs practical manifestations of having the privilege to access them in 1860s America really struck me Freedom was ...

  10. says:

    I recently searched and found this book in the library after reading The Firebrand and the First Lady about Pauli Murray s friendship with Elenor Roosevelt What a great book and so much history about the aftermath of the civil war She told an intimate story based on writings from her grandfather s journal His journal covered both his experiences as a soldier during the war and as a teacher in the south after the war Most moving, to me, was how Pauli s grandfather and many other black teach I recently searched ...

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