Mary White Ovington
Mary White Ovington


1909:
Mary White Ovington was concerned about racism in the 1900's. She scheduled a conference
on the "negro question" and it was to be held on Lincoln's birthday in 1909. During this event the
NAACP was created.

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America:Pathways to the present pg335
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