Audley (Queen Mother) Moore

Audley Moore (1898-1997), also known as Queen Mother Moore, was an African-American civil rights activist, a black nationalist and a significant figure during the Civil Rights Movement. Moore was the founder of both the Universal Association of Ethiopian Women and the Committee for Reparations for Descendants of U.S. Slaves. Although she was born in Louisiana, she was active in Harlem after moving to New York. She presented twice at the United Nations during the 1950s arguing against genocide and for reparations.