Houston, Charles Hamilton, 1895-1950


"Charles Hamilton Houston was the chief strategist of the NAACP's legal campaign that culminated in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision. In 1923 he became the first African American to earn a Doctor of Juridical Science degree at Harvard, where he studied under Felix Frankfurter." -- "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection website, Library of Congress. http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/brown/brown-segregation.html

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