Willa Player



Age: 94


Summary: the first African American woman to serve as president of a four-year college as president of Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina from 1956 to 1966, who was a staunch supporter of the civil rights movement helping organize sit-ins and other demonstrations in Greensboro.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: August 9, 1909


Died: August 27, 2003


Location: Greensboro, North Carolina