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Dr. Gloria (Rackley) Blackwell was active in the NAACP Youth Council at Claflin College. As an activist throughout her life, Dr. Blackwell was most noted for her lawsuit against the Orangeburg Hospital where she was arrested for refusing to leave a white waiting room. The lawsuit was argued by NAACP attorney Matthew Perry, Jr. As a result of the suit, the hospital was desegregated.

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