|Birth Day||September 11, 1922|
|Birth Place||Decatur, MS|
|Age||98 YEARS OLD|
He was in love with a Filipino woman, but could not marry her because she had a 'white' skin color and the Jim Crow Laws didn't allow for interracial marriages.
He was named the Man of the Year by the NAACP in 1969 and spread the slogan, 'Hands that picked cotton can now pick the mayor.'
He was the brother of
He was an informal advisor to Lyndon B. Johnson and many other politicians.