DAY 9: Alice Walker
Alice Walker - Activist, AuthorBorn: February 9th, 1944
Alice Walker is one of the most creative and influential activists and writers this century has seen. She is best known for writing the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Color Purple in 1982.
Other Walker Facts
- Alice Walker was born in Eatonton, Georgia.
- She was part of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement during the 1960's.
- Walker has dated singer Tracy Chapman.
- Alice Walker has over 20 published works.
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any."
For more on Alice Walker check out biography.com.
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