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Lulu Belle Madison White
Transcript of Lulu Belle Madison White
NAME: Lulu Belle Madison White
PLACE OF BIRTH: Elmo, Texas
EARLY WORK & CAREER FIELD
One of Lulu's early work has to do with teaching and protesting. Before she became a well known civil right's activist, Lulu commuted to a teaching position in Lufkin, Texas. She worked there for two years before she started her protests about discrimination. One of her most famous early works was joining the (N)ational (A)ssociation for the (A)dvancement of (C)oloured (P)eople.
CHILDHOOD MEMORIES & EDUCATION
Lulu or "Lula" was one of 12 children raised by Henry and Easter Madison. She was born in a community with 35% African American and 65% Caucasian. Lulu's mom and dad made their children stay away from all the segregation in their area.
MAJOR WORKS & ACCOMPLISMENTS
Contributing to the Sweatt v. Painter which put University of Texas to be desegregated.
Made the Executive Secretary of Houston Branch of the NAACP.
Had a famous fundraiser which was in her control and became the first PAID executive producer.
Went against the Supreme Court to fight to get African Americans educating votes.
NAACP Houston Leader.
BEING FAMOUS & CAREER BOOST
Lulu was mostly famous for her campaigns to fight for equal rights to votes, work, and pay. She was also known as being part of the NAACP and due to her hard work in the civil rights movement, she became a secretary of Houston's NAACP Branch. Her career was first launched in the late 1940's and died down when she died in 1957.
Lulu went to collage in Prarie View Collage after marrying her husband, Julius White and adopting 2 foster kids in their homes.