Ella Baker

1903 - 1986

Ella Baker

Ella Josephine Baker (December 13, 1903 – December 13, 1986) was an African-American civil rights and human rights activist. She was a largely behind-the-scenes organizer whose career spanned more than five decades. In New York City and the South, she worked alongside some of the most noted civil rights leaders of the 20th century, including W. E. B. Du Bois, Thurgood Marshall, A. Philip Randolph, and Martin Luther King Jr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ella Baker has received more than 588,051 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 378th most popular social activist.

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  • 17

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Among social activists, Ella Baker ranks 377 out of 426Before her are Dieudonné M'bala M'bala, Mohamed Bouazizi, Akira Amano, Aed Carabao, William Smith O'Brien, and Aminatou Haidar. After her are Veerappan, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, Medha Patkar, Tank Man, Harry Hay, and Berta Cáceres.

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Among people born in 1903, Ella Baker ranks 213Before her are Norman Foster, Luther Adler, Malcolm Muggeridge, Ernst Klodwig, Lennox Berkeley, and Roy Acuff. After her are Gloria Holden, Binnie Barnes, Una Merkel, DeHart Hubbard, and Sybil Bauer. Among people deceased in 1986, Ella Baker ranks 192Before her are Herma Szabo, D. R. Kaprekar, Chuck McKinley, Bessie Head, Yukiko Okada, and Leona Woods. After her are Rudy Vallée, Anna Neagle, Una Merkel, Kate Smith, Smita Patil, and Gordon MacRae.

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