Hamilton, Mary Lucille, 1935-2002


African American civil rights worker, CORE staff member from from 1961 to 1964, and CORE's southern regional director, and former wife of Walter Young. At the age of twenty-five, Hamilton was arrested for her participation in a June 25, 1961 Freedom Ride from New Orleans, Louisiana to Jackson, Mississippi via the Illinois Central Railroad.

Alternate Names:

Young, Mary Lucille Hamilton, 1935-2002

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