The Unsung Black Women of America – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The Unsung Black Women of America – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Ella Baker says, “You didn’t see me on television; you didn’t see news stories about me, The kind of role I play was to pick up pieces or put together pieces out of which I hoped organization  might come.’

While her most illustrious colleagues were in limelight Baker had fashioned a well-oiled machine as part of the civil rights movement. Baker was the granddaughter of a slave. Her grandmother was whipped for refusing to marry a man that was chosen for her by the slave owner.

Baker’s sense for social justice was sharpened by the stories of her grand-mother about the perils of slavery. She realized that in order to break the chains of dependence she would have to take education seriously. 

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Comments

  • Deen  On March 30, 2016 at 7:58 am

    Another very informative article. Thanks Dr. Dhanpsul Narine for sharing your knowledge, your participation in community activities, standing up for justice and you many interesting articles. Please continue your good works.

  • dhanpaul  On March 30, 2016 at 10:49 am

    Thanks Deen, this makes my day! Thanks also to Cyril Bryan for his vision to accommodate different opinions on this site.

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