Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Grace Lewis

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Thu, 02/04/1999

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1999OH01.5

Grace Lewis tells of growing up on welfare, being empowered by the women minister and youth leader of her church and being inspired to be active in the community. She learned job skills that took her to government jobs in Washington, D.C. There she became active in the Free Angela Davis Movement and gained a national perspective on empowering the black community. She speaks of continuing to work on issues of health care, and prison. Transcript available.

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