Slave, born in Southampton Co, Virginia, USA. He made legal and constitutional history in the Dred Scott Case (1848-57), which sought to obtain his freedom on the ground that his master took him from Missouri (a slave state) to Illinois (a free state).
Civil rights activist, Protestant minister, public official. Born March 12, 1932 in New Orleans, Louisiana. As a minister, he joined the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in 1960, and came to be one of the closest associates of Martin Luther King.
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