Civil rights activist Victoria Jackson Gray-Adams died on August 12, 2006 at 79. Gray-Adams was a prominent civil rights activist in Mississippi.
- Taught voter registration classes.
- Served as field secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
- Co-founder of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP)
- First woman from Mississippi to run for Senate.
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