"Black Americans are not defeated," he told Ebony magazine soon after his induction [as NAACP director]. "The civil rights movement is not dead. If anyone thinks that we are going to stop agitating, they had better think again. If anyone thinks that we are going to stop litigating, they had better close the courts. If anyone thinks that we are not going to demonstrate and protest, they had better roll up the sidewalks."
[WP. Pic: AP]