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Remembering the Power of Words Signed Edition
by Avel Louise Gordly
New - Trade Paper
Remembering the Power of Words (Oregon State Univ. Press) recounts the story of Avel Gordly, the first African American woman elected to the Oregon State Senate. Gordly shares her journey from growing up black in Portland in the 1950s and '60s to her eventual decision to run for a seat in the state legislature.