Ruby Hurley (1909-1980) was an important figur…

Ruby Hurley (1909-1980)
was an important figure of the Civil Rights Movement in the US. She is known as
“the queen of civil rights”.

She worked as an
administrator for the NAACP in Washington, D.C., but travelled across the
country to organise more local chapters. She made considerable efforts to
promote racial integration in the South and investigated crimes against African