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Dr Olivia Hooker

A Coast Guard Workforce for Tomorrow

Adm. Paul Zukunft | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics
Adm. Paul Zukunft

I'm looking to follow the lead of Dr. Olivia Hooker, who fought to become the first African-American woman to enlist in the U.S. Coast Guard, and build a 21st-century Coast Guard workforce that draws upon the richness of all Americans. We must continue our efforts to be a more inclusive organization that attracts a diverse workforce.

At 96, First Black Woman To Serve In U.S. Coast Guard Continues Fight For Civil Rights

White Plains Patch | Posted 02.17.2012 | Impact

An angry mob of white men charged into her house while her mother was cooking breakfast. They robbed the house and tossed out the freshly made meal af...