Tell Them We Are Rising

Tell Them We Are Rising

A Memoir of Faith in Education

Book - 1997
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Ruth Wright Hayre, a pioneering African-American educator, took a leap of faith and personally guaranteed students from Philadelphia's grittiest neighbourhoods a chance to go to college. This is the story of the family and traditions that inspired that gift and the journey that took 116 boys and girls through six years of public school life on the wings of one woman's passion for learning.
Publisher: New York : John Wiley & Sons, c1997
ISBN: 9780471126799
Characteristics: xv, 206 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Bradley, Ed 1941-2006
Moore, Alexis 1951-


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