Charles Hamilton Houston - Quotes

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The race problem in the United States is the type of unpleasant problem which we would rather do without but which refuses to be buried. ---->>>

We beg you to save young America from the blight of race prejudice. Do not bind the children within the narrow circles of your own lives. ---->>>

Christianity has always seemed to fight a losing battle against race. ---->>>

The hate and scorn showered on us Negro officers by our fellow Americans convinced me that there was no sense in my dying for a world ruled by them. I made up my mind that if I got through this war I would study law and use my time fighting for men who could not strike back. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: September 3, 1895
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Die: 04-22, 1950
Occupation: Lawyer
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Charles Hamilton Houston (September 3, 1895 – April 22, 1950) was a prominent African-American lawyer, Dean of Howard University Law School, and NAACP first special counsel, or Litigation Director. A graduate of Amherst College and Harvard Law School, Houston played a significant role in dismantling Jim Crow laws, especially attacking segregation in schools and racial housing convenants (wikipedia)