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Roy Wilkins

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Creator:United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Title:Roy Wilkins
Date:1937-1968
Description:

Roy Wilkins was an influential member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He was a civil rights advocate who became affiliated with Martin Luther King, Jr. The FBI investigated alleged threats against Mr. Wilkins' life and proposed extortion plots.

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Types:Federal government records | Text
Subjects:Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Threats of violence | Threats | Extortion | African American civil rights workers | Civil rights workers--United States | Civil rights--United States | African American journalists--United States | Journalists--United States | Governmental investigations--United States | 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 | 2000/9999
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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/Roy%20Wilkins