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Born in Lexington, Virginia in 1861 to enslaved parents, Cook attended Storer College in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, graduating in 1880 and later served on the Storer faculty as an assistant professor. Cook was also active in the NAACP and involved in the inner circles of the NAWSA, working for the passage of the 19th amendment.