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Jennie B. Moton
Educator and clubwoman

Jennie B. Moton

Jennie B. Moton
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Intro Educator and clubwoman
Is Educator Politician
From United States of America
Field Academia Politics
Gender female
Death 23 December 1942
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Biography

Jennie B. Moton (1879-1942) was an African-American educator and clubwoman. As a special field agent for the Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA) in the 1930s and 40s, she worked to improve the lives of rural African Americans in the South. She directed the department of Women's Industries at the Tuskegee Institute, presided over the Tuskegee Woman's Club, and was a two-term president of the National Association of Colored Women (NACW).

In 1941, she was one of several influential black leaders who helped persuade President Franklin D. Roosevelt to sign Executive Order 8802.

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