ZerNona Black biography

ZerNona Black

Teacher, Deceased Person

1906 – 2005

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Who was ZerNona Black?

ZerNona Stewart Black was the wife of civil rights leader, the Rev. Claude Black.

She was an instructor at Langston University in Oklahoma and at St. Philip's College in San Antonio.

In 1943, she accepted a three-month transfer to the San Antonio YWCA-USO for Black Military, a group formed to help morale for African American service members and their families.

During the 1950s and 1960s, Ms. Black served alongside her husband in the civil rights activism. Ms. Black had also founded several senior citizen daycare centers such as Health Incorporated, which earned her recognition from the nation's capital.

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Born
Feb 7, 1906
Muskogee
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Muskogee
  • San Antonio
Died
2005
San Antonio

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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