Description: Laquida Glover was born in Batesville, Mississippi. She was attracted to the University of Illinois through a Project 500 Newspaper flyer promising free tuition for college. Her mother, Thelma Thomas Glover Childress, was active in the Civil Rights Movement. She talks about the influences her upbringing and experiences at the University of Illinois had on her journey to becoming a lawyer.
Undergraduate Major: Liberal Arts and Sciences
Class of: 1972
Date of Interview: September 29, 2018
Interviewer: Ellen Swain
Related Resources: David Eisenman Papers