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James Cameron

Born: Feb 23, 1914

Death: Jun 11, 2006

Birthplace: La Crosse

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

James Cameron

Date of Birth : Feb 23, 1914
Date of Death : Jun 11, 2006
Birth Place : La Crosse

James Cameron was an American civil rights activist. In the 1940s, he founded three chapters of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. He also served as Indiana's State Director of the Office of Civil Liberties from 1942 to 1950. In the 1950s he moved with his family to Wisconsin, where he continued as an activist and started speaking on African-American history. In 1988 he founded America's Black Holocaust Museum in Milwaukee, devoted to African-American history from slavery to the present. At his death, Cameron was the only known survivor of a lynching attempt.


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