Category Archives: Historical Figures

Ella Josephine Baker, a dynamic civil rights leader & activist

Today we want to recognize Ella Josephine Baker, a dynamic civil rights leader & activist. Ella was an African American, civil rights and human rights activist. She was an unsung hero of sorts because she was largely a behind-the-scenes organizer whose career spanned more than five decades. Ella was born in 1903 in Northfolk, VA.  […]