James Nabrit Jr., civil rights lawyer and former president of Howard University, dies at 97

January 1998
Jet;01/19/98, Vol. 93 Issue 8, p18
Focuses on James M. Nabrit Jr., a civil rights lawyer and former president of Howard University, who died at the age of 97. How Nabrit was Howard University's second black president; How Nabrit took the case, Bolling vs. Sharpe, to the U.S. Supreme Court, successfully challenging the District of Columbia's segregated public education system; Other accomplishments.


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