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Louise Buie

Louise Buie

Louise Elizabeth “L.E.” Buie was a one-woman wrecking ball who pounded away at nearly every barrier to blacks in Palm Beach County at a time when the repercussions could prove deadly at the worst and alienating on good days. Buie led Palm Beach County’s NAACP during the 1950s and ’60s. Buie died in 2003.

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Posted in February 9, 2010 at 3:50 pm.

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