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MY HERO Activist: Georgia Gilmore

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Georgia Teresa Gilmore (February 5, 1920 – March 7, 1990) was an African-American woman from Montgomery, Alabama, who participated in the Montgomery bus boycott through her fund-raising effort selling food at boycott mass meetings.[1] Her grass-roots activism helped to sustain the long boycott and inspired similar groups to begin raising money.

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