Charles Hamilton Houston, 1895-1950, Civil Rights Attorney & Educator, Special counsel for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Quoted in McNeil, Groundwork at 84, 1983
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Charles Hamilton Houston was a prominent African-American lawyer, Dean of Howard University Law School, and NAACP first special counsel, or Litigation Director. A graduate of Amherst College and Harvard Law School, Houston played a significant role in dismantling Jim Crow laws, especially attacking segregation in schools and racial housing covenants. He earned the title "The Man Who Killed Jim Crow".