Civil Rights/Voting Rights hero Annie Lee Cooper dies at age 100

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(excerpt from) Selma Times Journal
Annie Lee Cooper, civil rights legend, dies
Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Annie Lee Cooper, a civil rights hero, died Wednesday afternoon at Vaughan Regional Medical Center. She was 100 years old.

Cooper became known worldwide in 1965 for a confrontation with Sheriff James G. Clark.

Historian David J. Garrow tells the story in his book,  “Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Voting Rights Act of 1965,” which was released in the 1970s by Yale University Press…

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