From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Randolph, Alma L.

(born: 1957) 

Born in Beaver Dam, KY, Alma Randolph was the first African American woman elected to the Beaver Dam City Council (1980) and the first African American to hold office in Ohio County, KY. She is also a gospel singer who performs locally and nationally.

In 1993, she founded the Alma Randolph Charitable Foundation, which buys school supplies and back-to-school clothing for disadvantaged children. She is the Human Rights/Community Relations Specialist for Owensboro. In 2007 she was appointed to the state Human Rights Commission by then Governor Ernie Fletcher.

For more see KET's "Connections with Renee Shaw" - #308: Alma Randolph; and Marlys Mason, "Alma Randolph Charitable Foundation recognized for impact on community's disadvantaged," The Owensboro Times, 9/12/2019.

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