American civil rights activist, Millie Dunn Veasey, Died at 100

Millie Dunn Veasey was born on January 31, 1918, in Raleigh, North Carolina, and died on March 9, 2018.

She was a North Carolina veteran.

Veasey served from 1942–1945 in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) and the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC).

Following return to his home from World War II, she worked as executive secretary at St. Augustine’s University and was active in the civil rights movement with the Raleigh-Wake Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), where she became president in 1965.

She died on March 9, 2018, in Raleigh at the age of 100.