DVD: ViewFinder - Mary Ellen Pleasant

DVD:  ViewFinder - Mary Ellen Pleasant
Item# PTVFD506

Product Description

Known as the Mother of Civil Rights in California from work begun in the 1860s, her achievements went unsurpassed until the 1960s. Pleasant was once the most talked-about woman in San Francisco. Her dramatic life was part of the story of slavery, abolition, the gold rush and the Civil War. She crossed boundaries of race and class without losing sight of her goal - equality for herself and her people. Foremost Pleasant authority Dr. Susheel Bibbs sheds light on this enigmatic and historic personality.

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