Melnea A. Cass - Community Activist
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Melnea Cass was a community and civil rights activist in the South End and Roxbury neighborhoods of Boston. She helped found the Boston local of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and assisted women with voter registration after the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment. She was affectionately known as the "First Lady of Roxbury".