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Anne M. Braden

(1924-2006)

 
 
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By Steve Masler, March 10, 2018
1. Anne M. Braden Marker
Inscription.  Journalist and nationally known civil rights activist, Anne Braden was a key leader in the struggle for racial justice from the 1950s until her death. Although she and her husband, Carl, were once considered the most hated couple in Louisville, she taught civil rights history at the University of Louisville in the decade before her death. The Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research embodies and carries forward her legacy.
 
Erected 2012.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsEducationWomen.
 
Location. 38° 13.214′ N, 85° 45.635′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on W. Cardinal Boulevard near S. 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1911 S 3rd Street, Louisville KY 40208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Rufus E. Clement (here, next to this marker); Dr. Eleanor Young Love (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Charles Henry Parrish, Jr. (a few steps
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from this marker); Dr. Joseph H. McMillan, Sr (a few steps from this marker); Woodford R. Porter, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Wilson W. Wyatt, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Dr. J. Blaine Hudson, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Exposition (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 13, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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Jun. 2, 2020