Building consensus among minorities

Stanfield, Rochelle L.
November 1996
National Journal;11/16/96, Vol. 28 Issue 46, p2501
Profiles Wade J. Henderson, executive director of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights. Success in propelling gay issues into the civil rights movement; Reputation as a consensus builder; Maintenance of a large reservoir of respect within the movement.


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