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Lugenia D. Burns Hope
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1871
Saint Louis
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 1947
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Social reformer. Wife of educator and civil rights leader Dr. John Hope. She brought about change in her lifetime and planted seeds that bore fruit in the civil rights movement. One of the most effective activists in the South through her activities with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Urban League, and many other organizations, she helped to found, and for twenty-five years led, the Neighborhood Union, the first female social welfare agency for blacks in Atlanta, Georgia, and a model for other communities. 
 
Burial:
Morehouse College
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Cremated ashes scattered around John Hope's grave.
 
Maintained by: K
Originally Created by: Curtis Jackson
Record added: Feb 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13437099
Lugenia D. <i>Burns</i> Hope
Added by: Curtis Jackson
 
 
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I just read the life stories of this beautiful and courageous woman and her equally courageous, husband, Dr. John Hope. Rest in peace.
- Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 19, 2014

- SerenityNow
 Added: Aug. 26, 2012

- Curtis Jackson
 Added: Feb. 19, 2012
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