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Pauli Murray

Pauli Murray House Receives Generous Donation From Iron Mountain Inc.

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 08.24.2015 | Black Voices
National Trust for Historic Preservation

The partnership includes a generous contribution from Iron Mountain that will help preserve the house's foundation and fund brick-and-mortar restoration work. Once work is completed, the Pauli Murray Center will use the space to honor Pauli Murray's legacy and create social justice programming for students and the community.

8 Things Women Have Successfully Fought For Since NOW Was Founded

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women

Forty-nine years ago today, something awesome happened. At the Third National Conference of Commissions on the Status of Women on June 30, 1966, 2...

The Ahead-Of-Her-Time Black LGBT Activist You Need To Know About

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.10.2015 | Gay Voices

Every February during Black History Month, we recognize pioneers like Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King who have pushed the civil rights agenda forwar...

Remembering Civil Rights in 1963, 50 Years On

Kenneth W. Mack | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics
Kenneth W. Mack

History is as much about the present as it is about the past, and it now presents us with an opportunity to make the civil rights movement speak to our own present struggles rather than freezing its legacy like a black-and-white snapshot of the world of 1963.

Saint Pauli Murray

Carr Harkrader | Posted 10.20.2012 | Religion
Carr Harkrader

Saints are supposed to have names like Aloysius, Xavier and Francis. They're supposed to be engraved in stone, depicted in colorful stained-glass. But during her lifetime, Pauli Murray never really cared about the way things were "supposed" to be.

One Woman's Freedom Movement

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.10.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

The Rev. Dr. Anna Pauline "Pauli" Murray spent a lifetime challenging not only racial segregation, but systems of discrimination in all of their forms.