Annie Lee Cooper

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Black History Month Heroes You Should Know: Annie Lee Cooper

Happy Black History Month! This is the fourth blog of a series of blogs called “Black History Month Heroes You Should Know”. This series will be a collection of my research into little-known Black Americans who have made history in one way or another (or multiple ways!). The focus of...
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Annie Lee Cooper Played a Key Role in Helping Black Americans Win the Right to Vote

Portrayed by Oprah Winfrey in the 2014 film Selma, Annie Lee Cooper is a Civil Rights hero you should know about. The names of Civil Rights leaders are taught in schools, especially Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis, and Rosa Parks. But there are many others who fought for racial equality. One name that may be less well known is Annie Lee Cooper.
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