BY DEAN JAMES
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I thought this was a very succinct way of explaining the current events taking place primarily in the South. Mr. Edgerton, who previously served as president of the Asheville, North Carolina chapter of the NAACP, is a well-known figure in the Civil War community, so I wanted to share his thoughts: 361 more words
Ryan, Yvonne. Roy Wilkins: The Quiet Revolutionary and the NAACP. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 2013.
In his forty-six years serving the NAACP, Roy Wilkins remained “aloof, patrician, and urbane” compared to the charismatic figures of the civil rights movement, and a “long distance runner for civil rights rather than a sprinter” (1, 199). 644 more words