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105 They rallied the black community through a series of church-based protest meetings. On February 26, Houston spoke at Mt. Pleasant Congregationalist Church. ’s segregated practices at Lincoln Congregationalist Church, with a benediction from the Church of God’s Elder Michaux. Houston and Nabrit reached out to Washington’s black middle class at the Congregationalist churches while Elder Michaux attracted Southern migrants. 106 As the architect of the NAACP’s legal campaign, Houston used the Marian Anderson controversy to call national attention to the nation’s capital’s segregated schools.
18 Some Tribune readers directed their anger at Lacy for exposing Sidat-Singh’s racial background. ” Others, such as Edwin B. 23 Its 1934 “Call to Arms” stated: If the Negroes in Washington alone would organize 137,000-strong they could make and break at their will the businesses of Washington and change the economic condition of the masses. 24 62 More than twenty years before the Montgomery bus boycott, the New Negro Alliance turned mass protest into a social and economic movement for racial justice.
You’d always find him with a paper in his hand. In Mexico, if I wanted to find him, I’d go to the park, and he’d be sitting on a bench reading the paper, doing his crossword puzzle. 21 Leonard’s “Black Lou Gehrig” moniker was apt, not only as a fellow first baseman and line drive–hitting RBI man, but as a more easygoing, bland personality compared with his home-run-hitting coun- The Grays Come to Washington terpart. Two qualities stood out about Leonard: his free and easy smile that Wendell Smith described as revealing “a set of teeth that would take a dentist’s breath away”22 and his introspectiveness that masked an intense competitiveness and a fertile mind absorbing everything around him.
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