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This true story by DeWitt S. Williams shares the struggles and dreams of these exceptional ladies. Dr. Williams was a former student of Dr. Dykes and wrote this book out of admiration for her Christian character. When he studied the other two ladies, he was amazed at their contributions to African American history. In his groundbreaking book, Williams shares the compelling story of extraordinary people who overcame obstacles and adversity to become the first black women to earn PhDs.

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"This is a captivating study, as dramatic as it is well researched." 

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Dr. Eva B. Dykes (front right) with Gamma Sigma Kappas of Oakwood College, c. 1945

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Kicking in the Door: The First 3 Black Women to Earn PhDs ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ
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Kicking in the Door: The First 3 Black Women to Earn PhDs ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ

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