Category: Adam Clayton Powell

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Pianist Hazel Scott and her husband NY Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr., talking with singer Ella Fitzgerald during opening night of Bop City in 1949.

(Photo by Martha Holmes/The LIFE Picture Collection)

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Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Hazel Scott on their wedding day in Harlem on August 1, 1945.

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Hazel Scott on the…

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Hazel Scott on their wedding day in Harlem on August 1, 1945.

3/16/1964- New York, NY: New York City boycott…

3/16/1964- New York, NY: New York City boycott leaders Representative Adam Clayton Powell, D-NY., Reverend Milton A. Galamison and Malcolm X are shown at Siloam Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn before the March 16 boycott of city public schools. The protest against segregation was only half as effective as the earlier one on Feb. 3 (267,545 pupils took part, compared with 464,362 last time), but leaders called it a success considering its lack of support from major Civil Rights groups which helped sponsor the first one.

(Original Caption) 11/30/1960-Washington, DC: …

(Original Caption) 11/30/1960-Washington, DC: President-elect John F. Kennedy and Rep. Adam Clayton Powell enjoy a laugh as they pose for photographers following their meeting at Kennedy’s Georgetown home. Powell, slated to become chairman of the house Education and Labor Committee said he and Kennedy agreed to push for speedy approval of Federal aid for school construction and legislation to liberalize the minimum wage law.

Malcolm X and Congressman Adam Clayton Powell …

Malcolm X and Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr supporting a boycott against the New York City Board of Education on March 16, 1964