Books All Georgians Should Read

Authors of the Month: November

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Benjamin E. Mays

Dates

  • 1894-1984

Georgia Connections

  • Atlanta, Fulton County: President, Morehouse College 1940-1967

Biography

Notes of Interest

Benjamin E. Mays was the author of two notable books: "Born to Rebel: An Autobiography" (1971-reprint 2003) and "Lord, the People Have Driven Me On" (1981), both reflecting on his life as an educator and civil rights mentor and activist.