Mary Frances Berry, civil rights activist, author, professor and much more is Day 19 Woman of the Day. She served on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Read more about this fascinating below.
Black Past.org: http://www.blackpast.org/aah/berry-mary-frances-1938
C-Span: In Depth with Mary Frances Berry: http://www.c-span.org/video/?320899-1/depth-mary-frances-berry
Books written by Mary Frances Berry on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Mary-Frances-Berry/e/B001ITYNW8