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Carol Ruth Silver

Carol Ruth Silver was born on October 1, 1938 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for Milk (2008) and The Oprah Winfrey Show (1984). See full bio »

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Carol Ruth Silver was the first white woman to be jailed in the Freedom Rides, an experience that sparked a career in law and politics, fighting for the rights of others.

After graduating from the University of Chicago in 1960, where she first became involved in the civil rights movement, Silver went to work as a clerk at the United Nations. Before entering law school, she chose to travel South as... See more »

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