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Dr. Leon Sullivan and Senator Jennings Randolph, June 23,
1976
Dr. Leon Sullivan and Senator Jennings Randolph, June 23, 1976 (Jennings Randolph Collection)

Prominent civil rights leader Dr. Leon Sullivan was born in Charleston on October 16, 1922.

Learn more:
Biography of Leon H. Sullivan
"The Rev. Leon Sullivan Praising Lord, Passing Ammunition to Poor in Philadelphia"
"'The Tallest Tree in the Forest'" (Leon Sullivan)
"Anti-Apartheid Champion Dies At 78" (Leon Sullivan)


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