Civil rights activist James Farmer feted at 73rd birthday jubilee

April 1993
Jet;4/12/93, Vol. 83 Issue 24, p16
Recounts the celebration in Washington, D.C. that marked the 73rd birthday of civil right activist James Farmer, founder of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). Attendees, including former Georgia State Sen. Julian Bond, actress and singer Melba Moore and others; Comments made by Sen. Edward Kennedy, who also attended the event; Farmer's education; His comments on how his blindness now hinders him; More.


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