Charles Hamilton Houston’s Heroism Gives Glow To Our Civic History

“[Houston]was an egalitarian elitist …like Duke Ellington and Mary Lou Williams…” — Harvard Divinity School Prof. Cornel West

“[In describing Houston that way] I think you are trying to have your cake and eat it too…” — Harvard Law School Prof. Randall Kennedy

The Legacy of Charles Hamilton Houston Was Celebrated By Scholars At Harvard Law School Last Week. Houston Led the Fight to Desegragate Public Education the Early 1950s (Photo Credit: Common Dreams)

By Kevin C. Peterson