Johnnie: The Life of Johnnie Rebecca Carr (Paperback)

Johnnie: The Life of Johnnie Rebecca Carr By Horace Randall Williams, Jeffrey Hurst (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The personal account of the triumph of a Southern black woman Mrs. Johnnie Carr, who overcame poverty, limited education, and racism to become a wife, mother, and civic leader. Johnnie also reveals the civil rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama. A childhood friend of Rosa Parks, as an adult she inspired Mrs. Parks to join the NAACP. Since 1968, Mrs. Carr has been president of the group which organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Her connection to Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., and E.D. Nixon gives her a unique opportunity to offer insights and observations.

About the Author


RANDALL WILLIAMS is an Alabama-based writer, editor, and book publisher.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781603060332
ISBN-10: 1603060332
Publisher: NewSouth Books
Publication Date: August 1st, 2009
Pages: 60
Language: English