Social Work

Helen Cromer Cooper

A Portrait of Helen Cromer Cooper

By Shawna Cooper-Gibson — Helen Cromer Cooper was born in Evanston, Illinois in 1906, home to Northwestern University, one of the most highly ranked U.S. educational institutions, and, during her lifetime, to a burgeoning African American population as well. Ms. Cooper, a pioneering Black female Northwestern student (class of 1931), ... Read More