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

March 4, 2013 Leave a comment

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:  Read more…


Quotes: Marian Wright Edelman

February 28, 2013 1 comment

“We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily difference we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.”

~Marian Wright Edelman, from Families in Peril: An Agenda for Social Change