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Charles Hamilton Houston
(1895-1950) born on
Sep 03
US lawyer, educator. He was dean of the law school at Howard Univ; headed the NAACP legal team that began the assault on the nation's system of segregated schools, 1930s.
A Negro has handicaps enough without having to pay taxes to support the education of white students to learn how to suppress him.

Black power is organizing the rage of Black people and putting new hard questions and demands to white America.
The individual college youth cannot wait forever until the problem of his education is decided.
Whether elected or appointed, public officials serve those who put and keep them in office. We cannot depend upon them to fight our battles.
The American color bar unless speedily removed will be the rock on which our international Good Neighbor policy and our pious claims to moral leadership will founder.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Crisis," Jan 1938.
R: "Black Power," 1967.
A: In "The Crisis," Jan 1938.
N: c. 1945; in "My Soul Looks Back, 'Less I Forget," by Dorothy Winbush Riley, 1995.
K: "Conference on America's Opportunity to Create and Maintain Lasting Peace," New York, 7-8 Oct 1944.

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