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Famous as one of the principal founders of the NAACP, Ovington was a social activist, a writer, and a contributor to The Crisis.

Primary Works

Half a Man: The Status of the Negro in New York, 1911; Portraits in Color, 1927; The Walls Came Tumbling, 1947.

Half a man, the status of the Negro in New York. Foreword by Franz Boas. NY: Schocken Books, 1969. F128.9 .N3 O9

The walls came tumbling down. With a new introd. by Charles Flint Kellogg. NY: Schocken Books, 1970. E185.5 .N276 O9

The awakening; a play. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1972. PS3529 V53 A9

Selected Bibliography 1980-Present

Luker, Ralph E. ed. Black and White Sat Down Together: The Reminiscences of an NAACP Founder. NY: Feminist P, 1995.

Wedin, Carolyn. Inheritors of the spirit: Mary White Ovington and the founding of the NAACP. NY: John Wiley, 1997

MLA Style Citation of this Web Page

Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 9: Mary White Ovington." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. URL: http://www.paulreuben.website/pal/chap9/ovington.html (provide page date or date of your login). 

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