NC Literary Hall of Fame



My Name Is Pauli Murray

Member Readings
01.31.2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online Teleseminar


It’s not often we’re introduced to a true luminary, and NC Literary Hall of Fame inductee Pauli Murray was just that—as well as a lawyer, Black activist, feminist, poet, and priest. Murray questioned systems of oppression and conformity throughout the mid-twentieth century, with a radical vision consistently ahead of the times. Murray’s trailblazing legal foresight influenced landmark civil rights decisions and gender equality legislation that transformed our world. Directors Betsy West and Julie Cohen (RBG, 2018 Sundance Film Festival) return to Sundance with an illuminating portrait of an inspiring leader. Murray’s writings, photographs, and audio recordings, along with newly discovered footage and interviews, interlace to tell the story of a pioneer with a tenacious spirit. Tickets:

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