Walter White, third from right, and others gather in support of Isaac Woodard, third from left, a veteran who was attacked and blinded by police, 1946. (The leading assailant was acquitted by an all-white jury.)

The Original Walter White

White in 1930, then the executive secretary of the N.A.A.C.P.

Civil Rights’ Scarlet Pimpernel?

White, far right, with his graduating class from Atlanta University, circa 1916. He would move to New York to work for the fledgling N.A.A.C.P. two years later.
White with his first wife, Gladys, and their two children in their Harlem apartment, sometimes called “the White House of Negro Harlem.”
From left, President Harry Truman, Eleanor Roosevelt, and White gear up for an address at the Lincoln Memorial, in Washington, D.C.



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Adrian Margaret Brune

Adrian Margaret Brune

Adrian Margaret Brune is a native Oklahoman who lives, works, writes, runs and plays competitive tennis in London, UK.