2018 Black History Month Virtual Exhibit



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  • Born October 4, 1954 in Louisville, KY
  • Lesbian, Feminist, Poet, Writer
  • Editor of The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya
  • Author of Our Names are Many
  • Work found in hundreds of publications
  • She attended Michigan State University where the Terri Lynn Jewell Papers (MSS 220) may be accessed.
  • Terri Lynn Jewell took her life on November 26, 1995, in Berlin, MI.

For more information about Terri Lynn Jewell's life, accomplishments, and impact, visit “Jewell, Terri Lynn,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database.

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