Lulu Belle Madison White

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Lulu (or Lula) Belle Madison White (1900-1957) was a teacher and civil rights activist in Texas during the 1940s and 1950s.[1] In 1939, White was named as the president of the Houston chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) before becoming executive secretary of the branch in 1943.[2] Under her leadership, the Houston chapter of the NAACP more than doubled in size from 1943 to 1948.[3]

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  1. Pitre, Merline (2010-03-01). In Struggle Against Jim Crow: Lulu B. White and the NAACP, 1900-1957. Texas A&M University Press. ISBN 9781603441995.
  2. Pitre, Merline (2001). "Building and Selling the NAACP: Lulu B. White as an Organizer and Mobilizer". East Texas Historical Journal 39 (1): 10. http://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/ethj/vol39/iss1/8. 
  3. (in en) White, Lulu Belle Madison - Oxford Reference. doi:10.1093/acref/9780195156775.001.0001/acref-9780195156775-e-0470. http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780195156775.001.0001/acref-9780195156775-e-0470.