Sarah Lee Brown Fleming

Sarah Lee Brown Fleming (January 10, 1876 – January 5, 1963) was an American educator, social and community activist, playwright, poet, novelist, and the first African-American teacher in the Brooklyn school system.

Her most notable published work is the novel ''[ Hope's Highway]'' (1918) and ''[ Clouds and Sunshine]'' (1920).

She was born in Charleston, South Carolina, and grew up in Brooklyn. Growing up, she had aspirations to become a schoolteacher but her father thought the only job viable for her was domestic work. Despite her parents’ sentiments, she went on to become the first black schoolteacher in the Brooklyn School system. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Fleming, Sarah Lee Brown
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    by Fleming, Sarah Lee Brown
    Published 1973