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"Wade, Helen Cary Caise" Notable Kentucky African Americans Database - 0 views

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    Douglass High School student took Lafayette High School history class in summer of 1955
Randolph Hollingsworth

Helen Caise Wade - Woman who broke color barrier visits Rosa Parks Elementary School - 0 views

  • Wade was the first African-American to attend a white public school in Fayette County when she took a summer school class at Lafayette High School in 1955.
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    Jennifer Jones, a teacher at Rosa Parks Elementary school in Lexington, invited Helen Caise Wade to speak with her students about integrating an all-white school in Lexington in 1955.
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ACMHR - Alabama Christians Movement for Human Rights - 0 views

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    On June 1, 1956 all NAACP offices were forced to shut down in Alabama so a new organization was needed in Birmingham and throuhgout the southern state. The organization ran by a minister, focused on getting black police officers in Alabama, desgregation of the public schools and was associated by SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference).
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