May 26, 2020
Where active concern becomes concerned action
By Melissa Mead
In 1921, 3-year-old Naomi Hooker and her family were targets of the Tulsa race massacre. While her older sister Olivia Hooker is credited as the first African-American woman to earn a PhD (1962) at the University of Rochester, Naomi Hooker Chamberlain is believed to be the first African-American woman on the University of Rochester faculty.
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