Clara Luper

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Birthday
30, 1923
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Jun 8, 2011 (88)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
30, 1923
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Jun 8, 2011 (88)

About

Civil rights leader during the Civil Rights Movement who directly influenced and participated in the 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-in. She helped desegregate hundreds of establishments in Oklahoma during the late 50's and 60's.

Before Fame

She attained a B.A. in mathematics and a minor in history from Langston University in 1944.

Trivia

She was an advisor for the Oklahoma City NAACP Youth Council, which had a lot of influence on the outcome of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Family Life

She was the daughter of Ezell and Isabell Shepard.

Associated With

She directly impacted the outcome of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s efforts.