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Mary Turner: The woman born on Malcolm X’s Birthday that you must know about

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The story of Mary Turner is one for the ages and it’s also a reminder of the kinds of struggles that people of color have endured since this nation was founded.   Mary was born in 1899 and died on May 19, 1918, exactly seven years before the birthday of the great Malcolm X. What happened to Mary in Georgia is a powerful reflection of the environment in which Malcolm…