Laurence G. Henry: 1960-61
Laurence Henry's conflict with institutions such as the Democratic Party and some labor unions who nominally supported civil rights and African American activists pushing for action in the early 1960s

Most of the images are related to a successful attempt to remove Henry, the founding black leader of the Nonviolent Action Group--an early DC area group that acted to desegregate facilities open to the public in the area.

Laurence Henry was removed from leadership of NAG after advocating taking direct action against Democratic Sen. Joseph Clark against the wishes, of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson who opposed federal action on civil rights in 1960.
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