Hosea Williams: Civil Rights

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Williams founded the Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless Food international aid organization in 1971. HFTH has since donated billions of dollars of food, medical and educational supplies to recipients in Georgia, Uganda, the Philippines and the Ivory Coast.

In 1974, Williams won election to the Georgia State Assembly. He remained a representative for the next decade, until he resigned and his wife took over his seat. From 1985 to 1990, Williams was a member of the Atlanta City Council. From 1990 to 1994, he served as DeKalb County commissioner.

Read more: http://www.biography.com/people/hosea-williams-21415939#civil-rights-movement

http://4hosea.org/

http://www.aaregistry.org/?q=historic_events/view/leader-civil-rights-movement-hosea-williams

 

 

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