VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: ANNA LANGFORDadmin2021-10-27T14:29:06-04:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
October 27, 1917 – September 17, 2008
“I always wanted to be a lawyer.”
Attorney, Founding member of Operation Breadbasket, later named Operation PUSH. Executive board of League of Black Women. First African-American woman elected to the Chicago City Council. Langford was known for her commitment to the fight for civil rights, including those for the LGBT community.