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Heiress to Coca-Cola bottling fortune fought segregation in New Orleans

An advocate for racial equality, Rosa Freeman Keller used her privilege as a white woman and member of New Orleans’ elite to integrate schools, transportation and libraries in the city. Though Keller’s family became famous for its philanthropy, she wasn’t born into wealth, she wrote in her autobiography. Born Rosa Freeman in 1911, her father, […]