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Life of Victorine Quille Adams, a prominent Baltimore educator and activist

Victorine Quille Adams 1912-2006
Victorine Quille Adams 1912-2006

Two Way Talk segment aired March 28, 2024.

Dr. Ida E. Jones, Morgan State's first archivist, and former Howard University curator, joins Two Way Talk to discuss the life of Victorine Quille Adams, a prominent Baltimore educator and civil rights activist.

Adams was the first African American woman elected to the Baltimore City Council. She served four terms from 1967 to 1983.

She was the founder of the Colored Women's Democratic Campaign Committee, co-founder of Woman Power, Incorporated, and successfully ran for Maryland House of Delegates in 1966.

Adams passed away at age 93 from Warthin’s tumor on January 8, 2006.

During this conversation, Dr. Jones highlights the impact of political activism, education, and efforts to preserve historical narratives, including collaborations with Morgan State University's Political Science Department.