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Evelyn P. Davis

television executive

As vice president of the Children's Television Workshop, Davis brought Sesame Street to the attention of viewers in poor, urban areas. She was also a founder of the New York Coalition of 100 Black Women, a group that urged black women to become involved in politics and community affairs.

Born: 1921
Died: 1997

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