Mildred Pitts Walter

Mildred Pitts Walter is an award-winning author of twenty-one books, including Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World and Mississippi Challenge. Born in Louisiana at the height of the Jim Crow era, she has been a lifetime activist in the civil rights and human rights movements, and she has served as a member of the Congress of Racial Equality and worked with the American Civil Liberties Union.
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Something Inside So Strong

Life in Pursuit of Choice, Courage, and Change

University Press of Mississippi

The autobiography of a reluctant writer who overcame poverty and racism to become a civil rights activist and an award-winning, highly published author of books for young readers

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