Before becoming famous i had just wanted to help others.
I had gotten to talk with martin luther king jr
Now I help other and fight for social justices!
Born in 1903 in Norfolk, Virginia, Ella Baker became involved in political activism in the 1930s. She also worked with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee to support civil rights activism on college campuses.
In 1957, Baker joined the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, whose first president was Martin Luther King, Jr.
Baker continued to fight for social justice and equality for the rest of her life. With her many years of experience as a protester and organizer, she gave her wise counsel to numerous organizations and causes, including the Third World Women's Coordinating Committee and the Puerto Rican Solidarity Committee.