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Spotlight profile: Thelma Glass, geography professor and Civil Rights pioneer

July 27, 2012

Thelma McWilliams Glass, last surviving member of the Women's Political Council and champion of the Montgomery bus boycott, passed away at the age of 96. She held a master's degree in geography from the University of Alabama, she where was an accomplished and dedicated professor of geography for more than 40 years.

 

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/thelma-glass-ala-teacher-at-the-forefront-of-civil-rights-activism-dies-at-96/2012/07/26/gJQA0VseCX_story.html

View a short video about Thelma Glass's career and passing: http://www.wsfa.com/story/19127007/remembering-civil-rights-pioneer-thelma-glass?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=7549984

 

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