Olivia Hooker, 103, Dies; Witness to an Ugly Moment in History

by on Nov 23, 2018 - 1 min read
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Olivia Hooker, who after surviving a race-related attack on a black section of Tulsa, Okla., in 1921 went on to become the first black woman to enlist in the Coast Guard and a distinguished psychology professor at Fordham University, died on Wednesday at her home in White Plains, N.Y. She was

Full story link: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/23/obituaries/olivia-hooker-dead.html


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