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Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
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Baccalaureate address at Howard University, Washington, D.C., 29 May 1966
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To demand these God-given rights is to seek black power.  - Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
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Born: November 29, 1908

Died: April 4, 1972 (aged 63)

Bio: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was an American politician and pastor who represented Harlem, New York City, in the United States House of Representatives. He was the first person from New York of African American descent to be elected to Congress, and he became a powerful national politician.

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