Adah Isaacs Menken
“The unshrined ghosts of wasted hours and of lost loves are always tugging at my heart. . . . The body and the soul don?t fit each other. ”

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Ada Collins Anderson (1924 - Present)

Civil Rights Activist
One of the first black students to attend the University of Texas at Austin. While working as a real estate broker and investor, she has devoted her life to promoting educational opportunities for children, racial equality, and the arts.

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