Cultural activist, civil legal rights leader and a previous Representative from Georgia who was simply the chairman for the NAACP from 1998 to 2010. He went to Morehouse university and he helped discovered the Southern Poverty Rules Center as well as the Student non-violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). He narrated the PBS video Eye on the Award, a 14-hour documentary series about the African-American Civil Privileges Movement. He was wedded to Alice Clopton from 1961 to 1989 and Pamela Horowitz from 1991 until his loss of life. He hosted SNL in 1977 while Garrett Morris was a ensemble member.