Tag Archive | #Charles Hamilton Houston
Charles Hamilton Houston died in 1950. He was the forerunner of all of the great civil rights figures that we’ve come to know, but he laid the groundwork for the civil rights issues of the 1960’s and beyond. Houston is largely forgotten now, but he’s become a new hero to me!
The NAACP continue to lead the way in trying to get lynching considered a federal crime. 1938, 70% of American express support for an anti-lynching bill. As part of the 2020 police reform bill, lynching now will be considered a federal crime. Finally!!! Charles Hamilton Houston fought the fight to ensure that blacks received equal […]