Ella Josephine Baker


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Ella Josephine Baker was born on December 13, 1903. She was the First African-American civil rights & human rights leader in the United States. In New York and the South, she worked alongside some of the most noted civil rights leaders of the 20th century.
Baker was known for her critiques of not only racism within Americans culture, but also the sexism and classism within the civil rights movement.
She ranked as one of the most important African-American leaders of the 20th century, and perhaps the most influential women in the civil rights movement. Ella Josephine Baker died on her birthday in the year 1986 at the age of 83.