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Dr. Olivia J. Hooker

Dr. Olivia J. Hooker was born in Oklahoma in 1915 and survived the Tulsa Riots of 1921 when her fathers shop along with her family's home was burned.…

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May Morgan Robinson


May Morgan Robinson distinguished woman, Westchester and National Civil Rights Advocate, was born in New York City on May 6, 1904. When she was just…

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Mary R. Williams


White Plains native Mary R. Williams is known in her community as an entrepreneur, a community activist and a trailblazer. Mary Silas was born and…

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Hon. Lois Taplin Bronz


Lois Bronz grew up in Louisiana and credits her interest in politics to reading the newspaper to her father, who was not able to read. She became the…

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Dr. Mary Lane Cobb


Dr. Mary Lane Cobb has been a pioneer in the area of medicine and family planning. She knew while still a student at Central High in Louisville,…

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