Vernon can read! : a memoir / Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. ; with Annette Gordon-Reed.
Contributor(s): Gordon-Reed, Annette.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Public Affairs, c2001Edition: 1st ed.Description: viii, 344 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 189162069X; 9781891620690.Subject(s): Jordan, Vernon E. (Vernon Eulion), 1935- | African Americans -- Biography | African American political activists -- Biography | African American lawyers -- Biography | African American civil rights workers -- Biography | African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century | Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century | National Urban League -- Biography | Atlanta (Ga.) -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Vernon can read!; Online version:: Vernon can read!DDC classification: 323.092 | B
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The civil rights leader, attorney, and former head of the National Urban League recounts his boyhood in segregated Atlanta, his career, and the social changes he helped to bring about.
My Mother's Son -- At Home in the World -- DePauw -- Chicago Interlude -- Howard Law School -- Mr. Hollowell -- Ms. Hurley and the NAACP -- The Dollar and the Ballot -- A World Opened Wide -- Building Blocks -- Building Bridges -- At the Helm -- Endurance -- American Dream, American Reality -- Family Matters.