Hosea Williams Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Hosea Williams Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

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This Biography is about one of the best Civil Rights Leader Hosea Williams including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Hosea Williams
Real Name Hosea Williams
Profession Civil Rights Activists
Nick Name Hosea Lorenzo Williams, Dr. Hosea Williams
Famous as Civil Rights Leader
Nationality American
Personal life of Hosea Williams
Born on 05 January 1926
Birthday 5th January
Died At Age 74
Sun Sign Capricorn
Born in Attapulgus
Died on 16 November 2000
Place of death Atlanta
Ideology Democrats, Republicans
City Georgia
Grouping of People Philanthropists
Family Background of Hosea Williams
Father Willie Wiggins
Spouse/Partner Juanita T. Williams
Children Elisabeth Omilami, Torrey Williams, Jaunita Collier, Hosea Williams, II, Andre Williams, Hyron Williams, Barbara Emerson, Yolanda Favors
Education Clark Atlanta University, Morris Brown College
Personal Fact of Hosea Williams
Introduction

osea Williams was an American civil rights leader, politician and philanthropist who played a major role in the struggle against segregation. Born to blind African-American parents in Georgia, Williams was raised by his grandparents following the death of his mother. After leaving home at the age of 14, Williams worked odd jobs for several years before joining the United States Army during the Second World War. Upon returning, he finished his high school and earned his graduate as well as post-graduate degree in chemistry.

Thereafter, he began working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Georgia and also joined the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). This marked the beginning of his association with the Civil Rights movement and he became known for his speeches against segregation. Later, Williams joined the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and was recruited to the staff of Martin Luther King, Jr. Williams was an active member in the Freedom Summer voting registration campaign and later also led the Selma to Montgomery protest march that was attacked by mounted police, an event that became known as Bloody Sunday.

After King’s assassination, Williams became the executive director of SCLC and later gravitated towards politics. In 1987, he led the largest civil rights march in Georgia history into all-white Forsyth County which resulted in a violent confrontation. He was a dedicated activist who continued to serve the deprived until his death due to cancer

 

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