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Grevious, Audrey L.
Birth Year : 1930
Born in Lexington, KY, Audrey Grevious was principal of Kentucky Village, a state reformatory school for delinquent boys. She later became president of the Lexington Chapter of the NAACP, during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. She was also involved in the Lexington Congress of Racial Equity (CORE). Grevious and Julia Lewis helped bring CORE and the NAACP together as a combined front for protests against segregation. Grevious is a graduate of Kentucky State University and Eastern Kentucky University. For more see Audrey Grevious in Living the Story, Film Interviews at the Kentucky Historical Society.
See photo image and additional information about Audrey Grevious at The HistoryMakers website.
Read about the Audrey L. Grevious oral history interviews available at the University of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, item records in the SPOKE Database.
Subjects: Activists, Civil Rights, Education and Educators, NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)
Geographic Region: Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky