LaQuantae Davis

student Historian

LaQuantae Davis is an undergraduate student at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is passionate about helping people and has a strong desire to learn as much as she can about her African American history and culture. She hopes to embark on a pre-medical educational journey at the University of Washington to further her dreams of becoming a surgeon. She also plans to graduate from the university with a degree in African American Studies.

Atlanta Negro Voters League

Atlanta Negro Voters Image Ownership: Public Domain League, 1949 The Atlanta Negro Voters League (ANVL) was a political organization which focused on mobilizing the strength of black voters in Georgia’s capital city from the late 1940s to the early 1960s. After a 1946 court ruling … Read MoreAtlanta Negro Voters League

Mary B.Talbert (1866–1923)

Image Ownership: Public Domain Mary Burnett Talbert, clubwoman and civil rights leader, was originally born Mary Burnett on September 18, 1866 in Oberlin, Ohio, to Cornelius and Caroline Nicholls Burnett.  Mary Burnett graduated from Oberlin High School at the age of sixteen and in 1886 … Read MoreMary B.Talbert (1866–1923)