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Disrupters & Interlopers: Juliette Hampton Morgan

Juliette Hampton Morgan was a librarian in Montgomery, Alabama. She was born in 1914, was a native Alabamian descended from a prominent family, and earned her college degree in English from the University of Alabama. However, unlike many women of her time and age, she was a vehement advocate for social justice. In the years prior to the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Morgan was writing letters to the local newspaper about civil rights abuses, and she even stood up for mistreated African Americans when she witnessed injustices on Montgomery’s city buses.… Read more Disrupters & Interlopers: Juliette Hampton Morgan