The forgotten mothers of civil rights leaders

History Extra podcast

By Immediate Media

The forgotten mothers of civil rights leaders

Saturday, 13 February

Martin Luther King Jr, Malcolm X and James Baldwin are often remembered as change-makers who came into the world with their political ideas fully-formed – but this was far from the case. As Anna Malaika Tubbs reveals in her new book Three Mothers, the mothers of these civil rights leaders shaped their activism and taught their sons to resist racism.

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