Alice Allison Dunnigan
Updated: 2/26/2021
Alice Allison Dunnigan

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  • Hi Mrs. Dunnigan
  • Hi
  • I was wondering if youcould tell us about yourself? If you dont mindI would like to know what yourJob was?
  • Sure, I was a civil rights activist, a journalist, and an author. Actually in 1982 I was inducted into the Kentucky hall of fame.
  • That's very cool. Here's another question, when were you born?
  • I was born on April 27 1906 near Russelville Kentucky.
  • Here's another, what is the most exciting thing that's ever happened to that's work related?
  • During my time as a reporter I became the first black journalist totravel with a president.
  • What book did you write?
  • I wrote an autobiographycalled a Black Womans Expierence.
  • Ok last question. Why did you decide to become a civil rights activist?
  • I chronicled the decline of Jim Crow law(segregation laws) during the 1940s and the 1950s which influenced me tobecome a civil rights activist.