Little Known Black History Fact: Annette Jones White

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Annette Jones White is a civil rights activist who was forced to decide if she wanted to remain Miss Albany State in 1961, with a scholarship, or be a powerful voice of civil rights. The Albany, Ga. native had taken part in many protests to help end segregation, which included singing on the album “Freedom in the Air” released by the Student Nonviolent Coalition Committee.

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