"Not Gradually … But Now": Reginald Hawkins, Black Leadership, and Desegregation in Charlotte, North Carolina

Richardson, Michael B.
July 2005
North Carolina Historical Review;Jul2005, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p347
Academic Journal
The article profiles Reginald Hawkins, an African American dentist-minister-gubernatorial candidate in North Carolina in 1968. It describes the leadership style of Hawkins which he used to demonstrate the power of political mobilization in fighting for civil rights. It highlights the effort of Hawkins in advocating desegregation in Charlotte, North Carolina.


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