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Benjamin Mays

Born: Aug 1, 1894

Death: Mar 28, 1984

Birthplace: Ninety Six

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Benjamin Mays

Date of Birth : Aug 1, 1894
Date of Death : Mar 28, 1984
Birth Place : Ninety Six

Benjamin Elijah Mays was an American black minister, educator, sociologist, social activist and the president of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia from 1940 to 1967. Mays was also a significant mentor to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and was among the most articulate and outspoken critics of segregation before the rise of the modern civil rights movement in the United States.

Profession


  • Writer
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