ON THIS DAY, 13 DECEMBER IN 1903 AFRICAN-AMERICAN POLITICAL ACTIVIST ELLA BAKER WAS BORN IN NORFOLK, VIRGINIA. SHE WAS A MAJOR FIGURE IN ALL OF THE MAJOR CIVIL RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS OF THE TIME. WE DO NOT CELEBRATE GREAT AFRICAN WOMEN NEARLY ENOUGH AND ELLA BAKER IS A GREAT PERSON TO START WITH.

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