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Ann Nixon Cooper
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    (January 9, 1902-December 21, 2009)
    Born in Shelbyville, Tennessee
    Raised in Nashville, Tennessee
    Resided in Atlanta, Georgia
    Died 19 days shy of her 108th birthday
    Her middle name is Louise.
    She wed a dentist.
    She was a member of Atlanta's black elite society.
    Although registered to vote in 1941, she was not allowed to cast her ballot because of sexism and racism.
    She received numerous accolades for her community activist work.
    President Barack Obama singled her out in his acceptance speech, comparing the various struggles in her life to the social progress made in the United States.
    President Obama's quote: 'She was born just a generation past slavery; a time when there were no cars on the road or planes in the sky; when someone like her couldn’t vote for two reasons - because she was a woman and because of the color of her skin.'

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