Author, Commissioner of Public Works in LA, Chair of the NAACP Board of Trustees, mother and widow. “I refused to give up,” she said. It’s heartening to see justice done. Largely through her efforts, her husband’s murderer was convicted — thirty-one years later, but still, it shows what can happen if you refuse to give up.
I think this book of hers says it all: WATCH ME FLY: WHAT I LEARNED ON THE WAY TO BECOMING THE WOMAN I WAS MEANT TO BE