June 6 Birthday: Marian Wright Edelman. WOMEN OF HOPE

Marian Wright Edelman, advocate
June 6, 1939-

Women of Hope: African Americans Who Made a Difference by Joyce Hansen (Scholastic, 1998)

A supporter of poor children and their families, this writer organized the Children’s Defense Fund.

See a biography of Edelman at the Children’s Defense Fund site.

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