Go to Kentucky.gov home page
Kentucky Commission on Human Rights (banner goes here) Kentucky Commission on Human Rights (banner goes here)

Hall of Fame 2007

Dr. Gertrude W. Coleman

« PreviousNext »

Dr. Gertrude W. Coleman, Louisville, Ky., (1934-2007): Dr. Coleman insisted that black students be treated fairly during school integration and argued against plans to bus African American students farther from their homes than other students. She was the president of the Black Women for Political Action during the 1970s and 1980s and served on the board of the Park Duvall Health Center, where she fought for funding to help low-income people obtain medical care.

20 Photos in Album

Ron Billings
Dr. Gertrude W. Coleman

Harry Eugene Fields
Gerry Gordon-Brown

Rev. Henry Wise Jones
President Abraham Lincoln

Tom Moffett
Jack Moreland

Pamela Mullins
Rosella French Porterfield

Subscribe

Last Updated 3/16/2010
Privacy | Security | Disclaimer | Accessibility Statement