John Cashin Jr. Dies at 82, Campaigned for Civil Rights

The New York Times
March 26, 2011

John L. Cashin Jr., a civil rights campaigner who was the first black candidate for governor of Alabama since Reconstruction, mounting an unsuccessful challenge in 1970 to the arch-segregationist George C. Wallace, died on Monday in Washington, where he lived in recent years. He was 82…Read More

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