Category : History

Civil Rights History

Annie Lee Cooper

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“Upfront, pleasant, and…absolutely fearless” was how John Lewis described Selma-native Annie Lee Cooper. By the fall of 1963, the voting drive in Selma had “mushroomed...
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William Still

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William Still (October 7, 1821–July 14, 1902) was a prominent abolitionist and civil rights activist who coined the term Underground Railroad and, as one of...
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Edmonia Lewis

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Edmonia Lewis, in full Mary Edmonia Lewis, (born c. July 4, 1844, Greenbush, N.Y., U.S.—died Sept. 17, 1907, London, Eng.), an American sculptor whose Neoclassical...
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