Ella Baker

Top 10 Facts About Ella Baker

1. Ella Baker was a driving force in the country's premier civil rights organizations.

2. She organized the Young Negroes Cooperative.

3. She went to Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina

4. She grew up in rural North Carolina and was close to her grandmother.

5. She was born on December 13, 1903

6. Her Birthplace is Norfolk, Va

7. She died on December 13, 1986, in New York

8. Her full name is Ella Josephine Baker

9. Her nickname was "Fundi"

10. Ella Baker died on her birthday

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