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Gordon Blaine Hancock (1884-1970)

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Creator:Gavins, Raymond
Title:Gordon Blaine Hancock (1884-1970)

Biographical entry on Gordon Blaine Hancock, Virginia Union University professor, pastor of Moore Street Baptist church in Richmond, and a civil rights activist. He co-founded the Richmond chapter of the Urban League and wrote newspaper columns for the Associated Negro Press. He worked with the Virginia Interracial Commission and the Southern Regional Council.Includes photographs, a brief list of suggested readings, and a timeline.

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Subjects:Hancock, Gordon Blaine, 1884-1970 | African American clergy--Virginia--Biography | African American civil rights activists--Virginia--Biography | Virginia Union University--Faculty | United States, Virginia, 37.431573, -78.656894
Collection:Encyclopedia Virginia
Institution:Virginia Humanities
Contributors:Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.EncyclopediaVirginia.org/Hancock_Gordon_Blaine_1884-1970