Remembered for her role in the Selma Voting Rights Movement of 1965, this Alabama-born activist hit Sheriff Jim Clark after he used a law enforcement club to try to force her out of a voting line at Alabama’s Dallas County Courthouse.
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|FULL NAME:||Annie Lee Cooper|
|BIRTH DATE:||June 2, 1910|
|AGE:||110 years old|
Annie Lee Cooper is a Civil Rights Leader. The children of Charles Wilkerson and Lucy Jones, she and her nine siblings spent their early years in Selma, Alabama. She later lived and worked in Kentucky, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, before returning to her native Alabama in the early 1960s. She left school in the seventh grade and eventually found work as a nursing home caregiver. She was unjustly fired from this position as a result of her civil rights activism.
DID YOU KNOW She lived more than five months past her one hundredth birthday.
FACT In the 2014 movie Selma, talk show host and actress Oprah Winfrey portrays Annie Lee Cooper.
Currently, Annie Lee Cooper is 110 years old. She will celebrate her 111th birthday on a Thursday, June 2nd. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Annie Lee Cooper’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini’s life pursuit is to explore a little bit of everything and a secret desire to be ahead of the crowd. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chats with nearly anyone, short trips and dislike being alone, being confined, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly and exchange ideas, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.
Annie Lee Cooper was born in the Year of the Dog. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They’re not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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