Ann Louise Nixon Cooper 1902-2009

An appreciation.

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Karen Grigsby Bates is a Los Angeles-based correspondent for NPR News. Her newest book, A Century and Some Change: My Life Before the President Called My Name, was written with Ann Nixon Cooper and has just been published by Atria Books.

is a Los Angeles-based correspondent for NPR News and co-author, with Karen Elyse Hudson, of The New Basic Black: Home Training For Modern Times (Doubleday).

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