The product of a 12-year collaboration between Dovey Johnson Roundtree and Katie McCabe, this richly voiced first-person memoir traces Dovey's journey from impoverished child in the Jim Crow South to champion for the voiceless in the Nation's Capital.  

DJR and KJM at Thurgood Marshall Awards

"Dovey Johnson Roundtree set a new path for women and proved that the vision and perseverance of a single individual can turn the tides of history."      
                                                                                     Michelle Obama

Oprah Pick
January
2020

Dovey's legacy to young people continues with a young-reader biography and a picture book, both Junior Library Guild selections. 

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