Sunday, 12 January 2014

124th birthday of Mordecai Wyatt Johnson

(Born 12 January 1890, Paris, TN, US)
Economist and theologian, first African American president (vice-chancellor) of Howard University (1926-1960) during which the university attracted a range of luminaries to teaching positions including the philosopher Alain Locke, poet Sterling Brown, surgeon Charles Drew, political scientist Ralph Bunche and chemist Percy Lavon Julian

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