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Mary Frances Berry


American writer, educational, and previous president of the business of American Historians. A specialist on social background and rules, she also offered as Chairwoman of america Commission payment on Civil Privileges. She started her college profession at Nashville’s Fisk College or university, but later used in Howard College or university. She continued to get both her Ph.D. and her J.D. through the College or university of Michigan. She kept a professorship ever sold at the College or university of Pennsylvania and in addition offered a term as Chancellor from the College or university of Colorado at Boulder. She was created in Nashville, Tennessee to Frances and George Berry. She and her sibling spent an interval of their years as a child within an orphanage due to their family’s poverty. She was wedded in 1966. She once mentioned that “If Rosa Parks got used a poll before she sat down within the bus in Montgomery, she’d be standing up.”

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Full Name Mary Frances Berry
Date Of Birth February 17, 1938
Place Of Birth Nashville, TN
Profession Novelist
Education University of Michigan, Fisk University, Howard University, University of Michigan Law School
Nationality American
Children Lamar Berry, Jason Berry
Star Sign Aquarius

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1 Chairman of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, 1993-2004.



Tavis Smiley 2005-2016 TV Series Herself
In Depth 2014 TV Series Herself - Interviewee
The Daily Show 2008 TV Series Herself
Real Time with Bill Maher 2005-2006 TV Series Herself
Call It Democracy 2005 Documentary Herself - Director, U.S. Civil Rights Commission (as Dr. Mary Frances Berry)
The 2nd Annual Black Achievement Awards 1979 TV Special Herself

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