Summary: longtime civil rights activist and president of the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc. from 1982 to 1994 who was pastor of Mount Zion First Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and helped to organize the Baton Rouge bus boycott in 1953.
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Born: August 1, 1918
Died: November 15, 2013
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana