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Today in History: Olivia Hooker Is Born 

The last known survivor of the 1921 Tulsa race riots and the first Afro-American woman to enter the United States Coast Guard in February, 1945, Olivia Juliette Hooke was born today, February 12th, 1915 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Olivia Hooker became one of five female afro-americans to join the Women's Reserve, known as SPAR (Semper Paratus Always Ready), …

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