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Open Wide the Freedom Gates - A Memoir

Dorothy Height

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Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women, Dorothy Height is a heroine of the Civil Rights movement. At age 91 she takes listeners back through 70 explosive years in search of equality as a black and as a woman. Dr. Height recalls her childhood battles with racism, college in New York during the Harlem Renaissance, her encounters with powerful leaders, and her work among the rural black communities fighting teen pregnancy and instilling black family values. This is a true insider's account of the 20th century's most noble cause.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Lizan Mitchell

Length:

11h 42m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

04:52


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

27:58


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

33:41


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

36:01


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

34:44


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

43:50


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

40:04


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

31:51


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

52:09


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

53:33


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

27:27


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

28:24


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

45:28


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

46:58


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

34:03


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

36:35


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

21:23


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

30:07


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

43:21


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

14:26


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

12:31


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:48