Nick Cannon Honors His 102-Year-Old Great-Grandmother for Her Civil Rights Contributions in North Carolina

Nick Cannon took some time over the weekend to visit his 102-year-old great-grandmother in North Carolina, according to WCNC.

The Cannon family matriarch Corinne Cannon’s alma mater, Barber-Scotia College, and other local leaders including Mayor Vi Lyles honored the centenarian for her community work at a Kannapolis, North Carolina event, WCNC reports.

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Corinne was a staunch supporter of civil rights and was the first Black woman hired at the segregated Cannon Mills Plant in 1963, according to the Independent Tribune.

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