Jeanne Theoharis
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Jeanne Theoharis

Jeanne Theoharis is the author of "The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks"(Beacon Press, 2013) and a professor of political science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. She received an AB in Afro-American studies from Harvard College and a PhD in American culture from the University of Michigan. She is the author or coauthor of four books and articles on the black freedom struggle and the contemporary politics of race in the United States.

Photographer Copyright Photo Credit: John Ricasoli, 2012.

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