To Catherine Blackwell,
May 24th, 1947
Blackwell was a dedicated advocate for civil rights. She worked in a Jackson, Mississippi freedom school in the 1960’s and was chair of the Michigan Civil Rights Commission in 1973. She was an instructor in Detroit public schools for many years where her mission was to bring a knowledge of African heritage to the schools.
By rom Hardcover, Knopf; 1st edition (1945).