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Essie Mae Washington-Williams worked as a teacher in the Los Angeles school district for twenty-seven years. The mother of four children, grandmother of thirteen, and great-grandmother of four, she lives in Los Angeles.
This was a very well written book.
The love and respect shared between Senator Thurmond and Mrs. Washington-Williams mother was the stuff that forbidden love affairs are made of.
She simply tells her personal tale -- bears witness, if you will -- and in her simplicity, humanizes a strange and seldom-told story.
Well written and historically factual. Touching and sad. Ms. Williams is to be commended.
Equal rights for all still has a long way to go.
While I may not always understand her, Essie Mae was a strong woman with a clear sense of her own identity. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Holly
This is a book that once you open it , you cannot put it down. It was both educational and interesting read. I remember when Ms. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jane Doee
Essie Mae Washington-Williams' courageous memoir is as powerful as it is emotional. What made this a phenomenal read is that Mrs. Read morePublished 1 month ago by J.G.