Sarah Louise Delany

(Sarah Louise "Sadie" Delany)

Sarah Louise Delany
Sarah Louise Delany
  • Born: September 19, 1889
  • Died: January 25, 1999
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Educator, Author, Activist

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Sarah Louise "Sadie" Delany was an American educator and civil rights pioneer who was the subject, along with her younger sister, Elizabeth "Bessie" Delany, of the New York Times bestselling oral history, Having Our Say, by journalist Amy Hearth. Sadie was the first African-American permitted to teach domestic science at the high-school level in the New York public schools, and became famous, with the publication of the book, at the age of 103.

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