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Roy Wilkins

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Civil legal rights activist who was simply the leader from the Country wide Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1964 to 1977. He was an associate of Omega Psi Phi fraternity while at the School of Minnesota, where he graduated using a level in sociology in 1923. He was honored the Presidential Medal of Independence for impacting the results of pivotal occasions, like the Civil Privileges Action of 1964. He resided along with his wife Aminda Badeau. He was criticized by Daisy Bates for his politics views.

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Full Name Roy Wilkins
Date Of Birth August 30, 1901
Place Of Birth St. Louis, MO
Height 1.91 m
Profession Civil Rights Leader
Education University of Minnesota
Nationality American
Spouse Aminda Badeau
Star Sign Virgo

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1Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 869-872. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998.
2Executive director of the NAACP (1955-1977).


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Meet the Press1963TV SeriesHimself

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
The March2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till2005DocumentaryHimself
The Speeches of Malcolm X1997Video documentaryHimself - Marches to Montgomery with W. Young, at Signing of Voting Rights Act
American Experience1994TV Series documentaryHimself - Opposes Black Muslim Bigotry
Malcolm X1992Himself - 'Isn't It a Great Day' Speech (uncredited)
11-22-63: The Day the Nation Cried1989TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Eyes on the Prize1987TV Series documentaryHimself
Executive Action1973Himself - with JFK and King at the White House: Partially Visible (uncredited)
The Ed Sullivan Show1970TV SeriesHimself - Singer

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