Mia Bay is an associate professor of history at Rutgers University and the associate director of Rutgers's Center for Race and Ethnicity. This is her second book.
"Remarkable... Finally, we have a biography worthy of one of the bravest and most influential activists in U.S. History." Michael Kazin, author of A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan. "Finely honed feminist biography of an impassioned crusader for civil rights in an era of vicious racial discrimination." - Kirkus Reviews"