Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Quote
Baccalaureate address at Howard University, Washington, D.C., 29 May 1966
As quoted in The New York Times (28 October 1973)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAdam Clayton Powell, Jr.
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.