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Charlotta Bass

Born: Feb 14, 1874

Death: Apr 12, 1969

Birthplace: Sumter

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Charlotta Bass

Date of Birth : Feb 14, 1874
Date of Death : Apr 12, 1969
Birth Place : Sumter

Charlotta Amanda Spears Bass was an American educator, newspaper publisher-editor, and civil rights activist. Bass was probably the first African-American woman to own and operate a newspaper in the United States; she published the California Eagle from 1912 until 1951. In 1952, Bass became the first African-American woman nominated for Vice President, as a candidate of the Progressive Party.


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