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Odessa Woolfolk

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Odessa Woolfolk is known for her work as an educator, public administrator and civic activist. She held many positions during her distinguished career and was on the team that conceptualized and created the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. She retired as the director of the Center for Urban Affairs at UAB in 1993. Odessa Woolfolk was one of the honorees featured in the 2012 AT&T Alabama African American History Calendar. >
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Last updated Feb. 3, 2012

Alabama Course of Study
Social Studies

Grade 2
2.) Identify past and present contributions of a variety of individuals who have overcome difficulties or obstacles to achieve goals.

Grade 3
11.) Identify significant historical sites in Alabama, including locations of civil rights activities.

Grade 4
14.) Describe the social, political, and economic impact of the modern Civil Rights Movement on Alabama.
15.) Identify major world events that have impacted Alabama since 1950.

Grade 7 Citizenship: Living in My World
11.) Describe examples of conflict, cooperation, and interdependence of groups, societies, and nations, using past and current events.

11th Grade
12.) Trace events of the modern Civil Rights Movement from post-World War II to 1970 that resulted in social and economic changes, including the Montgomery bus boycott, the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, the march on Washington, and the Freedom Rides.

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