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Johnnie Hines Watts Prothro
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Born
Johnnie Hines Watts

(1922-02-28)February 28, 1922
Atlanta, Georgia
Died June 6, 2009(2009-06-06) (aged 87)
Decatur, Georgia
Nationality American
Alma mater Spelman College
Columbia University
University of Chicago
Occupation Nutritionist
Spouse(s) Charles E. Prothro

Johnnie Hines Watts Prothro (February 28, 1922 – June 6, 2009) was an American nutritionist in the Southern United States whose career spanned the eras of racial segregation, Jim Crow laws, and the passing of the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act. She was one of the first African American nutritionists and food scientists.

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