Asa Philip Randolph
By Kenny Johnson
- Was a leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, the American labor movement, and socialist political parties.
- He organized and led the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the first predominantly African American labor union.
- In 1963, Randolph was the head of the March on Washington
- Died May 16, 1979 New York
- In 1913 Randolph courted and married Mrs. Lucille Campbell Green, a widow, Howard University graduate
- Randolph aimed to become an actor but gave up after failing to win his parents' approval.
- Born in April 15, 1889 Florida