TITLE

She has a dream

AUTHOR(S)
Manegold, Catherine S.
PUB. DATE
July 1995
SOURCE
Harper's Bazaar;Jul95, Issue 3404, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Myrlie Evers-Williams, chairwoman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Condition of the organizations before Williams' election; Issues challenging the Black community; Personal challenges which surrounded her family; Plans for the NAACP.
ACCESSION #
9507232537

 

Related Articles

  • NAACP Chairwoman Myrlie Evers-Williams will not seek re-election.  // Jet;03/02/98, Vol. 93 Issue 14, p36 

    Reports on the announcement that Myrlie Evers-Williams will not seek re-election as chairwoman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Her plans to establish a nonprofit institute in the memory of her late husband, Medgar Evers; Notable achievements as chairwoman.

  • A martyr's wife steps forward. Fairley, Juliette // Black Enterprise;May95, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p20 

    Reports on the election of Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of black civil rights activist Medgar Evers, as chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Lending of credibility to the organization; Opposition to budget cuts on social programs.

  • Taking the helm of the NAACP: The ever-ready Evers-Williams. Wakhisi, Tsi Tsi // Crisis (00111422);1995, Vol. 102 Issue 4, p14 

    Profiles National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chairperson Myrlie Evers-Williams. Personal background; Achievements and accomplishments; Career history; Dedication to the NAACP.

  • The NAACP elected Myrlie Evers-Williams. MacLachlan, Suzanne L.; Coolidge, Shelley Donald // Christian Science Monitor;2/21/95, Vol. 87 Issue 59, p2 

    Reports on the election of Myrlie Evers-Williams as chairperson of the NAACP on February 18, 1995. Background of Evers-Williams.

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams.  // U.S. News & World Report;7/24/95, Vol. 119 Issue 4, p14 

    Focuses on Myrlie Evers-Williams, head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Financial problems within the civil rights organization; Challenges she faces.

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams elected the new chair of national NAACP.  // Jet;3/6/95, Vol. 87 Issue 17, p4 

    Reports on the election of Myrlie Evers-Williams as chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Aim of rescuing NAACP and restoring it to its former prominence in the national civil rights movement; Optimism regarding chairmanship; Other agenda for the...

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams. MacLachlan, Suzanne; Siems, Shelby // Christian Science Monitor;5/16/95, Vol. 87 Issue 119, p2 

    Announces the swearing in of Myrlie Evers-Williams as the executive director of the NAACP. Hopes of the members; Reasons for the removal of Benjamin Chavis from the post.

  • Our newest civil rights leader: A woman.  // Glamour;May95, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p105 

    Reports on the election of Myrlie Evers-Williams as leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Reaction by NAACP women members to Evers-Williams' election; Optimism for Evers-Williams' efforts to address issues concerning African-American women.

  • Evers-Williams is sworn in as NAACP chairperson in D.C.  // Jet;5/29/95, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p4 

    Reports on the induction of Myrlie Evers-Williams as chairperson of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Distinction as the third woman in history to serve as chairperson of the civil rights organization; Contribution pledge by NAACP supporters to wipe out a...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics