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Annie Leona Thomas Hargraves, Covington, Ky., (1906-1976): African-American. Mrs. Hargraves was an educator during segregation in Covington Public Schools. She inspired her students to participate in civil rights marches and other activities. Mrs. Hargraves was born in Ontario, Canada and held a bachelor's of science degree in elementary education from the University of Cincinnati. Mrs. Hargraves helped many children after school and taught them about art, African American history and social studies. She inspired many to pursue their dreams. One student later became the publisher of her own newspaper in Covington.
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