#8816 Overall Influence

T. R. M. Howard

Civil rights activist

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Theodore Roosevelt Mason Howard was an American civil rights leader, fraternal organization leader, entrepreneur and surgeon. He was among the mentors to activists such as Medgar Evers, Charles Evers, Fannie Lou Hamer, Amzie Moore, Aaron Henry, and Jesse Jackson; founded Mississippi's leading civil rights organization in the 1950s, the Regional Council of Negro Leadership; and played a prominent role in the investigation of the kidnapping and murder of Emmett Till in the late 1950s. He was also president of the National Medical Association, chairman of the board of the National Negro Business League, and a leading national advocate of African-American businesses.

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Loma Linda University

University in California

Oakwood University

American private Seventh-day Adventist university in Alabama

Union College

College located in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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#733 World Rank
Medical