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Benjamin Lawson Hooks

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Creator:United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Title:Benjamin Lawson Hooks
Date:1972-1990
Description:

Benjamin Lawson Hooks (1925-2010) was a civil rights leader who served as the director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for more than a decade. This release consists of a background investigation file with materials dated 1972-1980 and several investigative files concerning threats against Hooks or the NAACP between 1987 and 1990.

Types:Federal government records | Text
Subjects:Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson), 1925- | Governmental investigations--United States | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation | African American lawyers--Tennessee--Memphis | Lawyers--Tennessee--Memphis | African American civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | African American judges--Tennessee--Memphis | Judges--Tennessee--Memphis | United States. Federal Communications Commission--Officials and employees | Intimidation | African American civil rights workers--Crimes against | Memphis (Tenn.) | Shelby County (Tenn.) | United States
Collection:FBI Freedom of Information Act Collection
Institution:Federal Bureau of Investigation
Contributors:United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Online Publisher:[Washington, D.C.] : Federal Bureau of Investigation | 2011
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Federal Bureau of Investigation records, Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Persistent Link to Item:http://vault.fbi.gov/benjamin-hooks