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Inez Davis interview, 2020-05-27

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc029_03.wav

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D.C. Oral History Collaborative (DCOHC) is a citywide initiative to train community members in oral history skills, fund new and ongoing oral history projects, connect volunteers with oral history projects, and publicize existing oral history collections. DCOHC is a project of DC Public Library, HumanitiesDC, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. This collection contains oral history interviews, transcripts, and indexes produced by DCOHC grantees.


  • Creation: 2020-05-27


Biographical / Historical

Ms. Inez Davis is a third generation native Washingtonian from a large family. She was educated in D.C. and graduated from Strayer University with an associate degree in Business Administration, with extended education at UCLA. She is a Legacy Life Member and has served two-terms as president of the Washington Section of the National Council of Negro Women beginning in 1993 to 1997. Her final term as president began in 2006 to 2008 at the urging of Dr. Dorothy I. Height, Past President. Ms. Inez Davis is an entrepreneur, a committed advocate for National Council of Negro Women and a respected leader.


From the Collection: 1.13 Terabytes

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Ms. Inez Davis reflects on her life and involvement as a member and past president of the Washington Section of the National Council of Negro Women. She holds a wealth of knowledge concerning the organization and the section programs’ impact in the community. Ms. Inez Davis discusses some of the challenges and some changes needed to ensure the future of the organization and section.

Repository Details

Part of the The People's Archive, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Repository

901 G Street NW
4th Floor East
Washington DC 20001