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|Creator:||United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation|
|Title:||Benjamin Lawson Hooks|
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 | United States, Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis, 35.1495343, -90.0489801|
|Collection:||FBI Freedom of Information Act Collection|
|Institution:||Federal Bureau of Investigation|
|Contributors:||United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation|
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|Persistent Link to Item:||http://vault.fbi.gov/benjamin-hooks|