Anne Braden

 

 

Age: 81

 

Summary: longtime civil rights activist best known for trying to dismantle segregation by purchasing a home for a black family in an all-white Kentucky neighborhood in the 1950's who was also active in anti-war and women's liberation movements.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from pneumonia and dehydration

 

Born: July 28, 1924

 

Died: March 6, 2006

 

Location: Louisville, Kentucky