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.  

 

"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

Winner
Association of Black Women Historians' Letitia Woods Brown Award
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Accepting the DC Women's Bar Association Janet B. Reno Torchbearer Award on behalf of Dovey Roundtree

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