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Marian Wright Edelman, Lawyer, Children’s Advocate, Author, Activist (1939)

Born in Bennettsville, South Carolina, in 1939, Marian Wright Edelman‘s list of titles and achievements is extensive.  Ms. Edelman’s titles include lawyer, educator, activist, reformer, children’s advocate, author, and much more. These are some of her accomplishments: 

Marian Wright Edelman (1994)

Marian Wright Edelman (1994) | Photo credit: Wikipedia

Related Links

Quotes: Marian Wright Edelman (What’s Your Contribution?)

Meet the 1985 MacArthur Fellows (macfound.org)

Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism (wikipedia.org)

Children’s Defense Fund (childrensdefense.org)

A Supporter of Children, Marian Wright Edelman | African American Registry (aaregistry.org)

Edelman to Receive Medal for Education Impact (gse.harvard.edu)

ABS Celebrates The Child Advocacy Work of Marian Wright Edelman (atlantablackstar.com)

Marian Wright Edelman: What Can I Do (socialworkhelper.com)

Marian Wright Edelman: How We Can Truly Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (huffingtonpost.com)

Famous African-Americans Who Enriched Their Lives by Studying Abroad (atlantablackstar.com)

References:

Women’s History: Marian Wright Edelman (about.com)

Marian Wright Edelman Biography (childrensdefense.org)

Marian Wright Edelman Biography – Facts, Birthday, Life Story (biography.com)

Marian Wright Edelman (wikipedia.org)

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