June Shagaloff Alexander was the National Education Director at the NAACP LDEF and worked with Thurgood Marshall. She died on March 29 at her home in Tel Aviv. She was 93. June Shagaloff was an American civil rights activist. Her death was announced by her son David but he has not revealed the cause of her death.
June Shagaloff was born on June 14, 1928, in New York City, and grew up in the Long Island villages of Merrick and Baldwin, where her father owned several pharmacies. Samuel and Gertrude, her parents, emigrated to the United States from Russia. She married Michael Alexander, who died tragically young. Along with her son, she is survived by her stepdaughter and two grandkids.
The Civil Rights Movement was started by her as a college student, which later became a separate entity, the Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and she was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice. She often put herself in danger. He led the fight against the Northern cities’ secret laws.
Among the boycotts she organized were boycotts of the New York City public school system by Black families, because the city had failed to sufficiently integrate its schools.
In a 2014 interview, she noted, “I grew raised with two racial identities.” “To those who didn’t know me, I was a white child from September to June, and a child of color from June to September.” And I couldn’t comprehend how people could treat me so differently when I was the same person.”
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