Vernita Gray : from Woodstock to the White House / by Tracy Baim and Owen Keehnen ; [featuring poetry by Vernita Gray ... et al.].

By: Baim, TracyContributor(s): Keehnen, OwenMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Chicago, Ill. : Prairie Avenue Productions/Windy City Media Group, 2014. Edition: 1st edDescription: 287 p. : ill. ; 23 cmISBN: 1499388888; 9781499388886Subject(s): Gray, Vernita -- Interviews | Gray, Vernita | African American lesbians -- Biography | African American women civil rights workers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography | African American women poets -- Biography | African American women political activists -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography | African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century | Gay activists -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography | Gay liberation movement -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History | Lesbian activists -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography | Lesbian feminism -- United States -- Biography | Lesbian separatism -- United States -- History | Same-sex marriage -- Illinois -- Chicago | United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 306.76/63092 LOC classification: HQ75.4.G73 | B35 2014Summary: Vernita Gray was an African American gay and civil rights leader who hailed from the South Side district of Chicago. During her life, she struggled for equal rights not only for African American women, but for abused women, the LGBTQ community, the poor, and eventually for legal same-sex marriage rights. This tribute was put together by two of her closest friends, and includes memorabilia in several forms throughout.
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Vernita Gray was an African American gay and civil rights leader who hailed from the South Side district of Chicago. During her life, she struggled for equal rights not only for African American women, but for abused women, the LGBTQ community, the poor, and eventually for legal same-sex marriage rights. This tribute was put together by two of her closest friends, and includes memorabilia in several forms throughout.

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