Ready from Within
Septima Clark & the Civil Rights Movement, A First Person Narrative
Septima Poinsette Clark
Septima Clarke played one of the most essential, but little-recognized roles in the Civil Rights Movement. Born in 1898 in Charleston, South Carolina, she was a public school teacher until 1956, when she was dismissed for refusing to disavow her membership in the National Association for the advancement of Colored People. Subsequently, she worked f...