James Bevel

Civil Rights Activist James Bevel

Profession: Civil Rights Activist

United States of America

Why Famous: Bevel was one of the main members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, a position in which he assisted in the organization of several iconic and important advancements for the civil rights movement in the 1960s.

Born: October 19, 1936
Birthplace: Itta Bena, Mississippi, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra

Died: December 19, 2008 (aged 72)
Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer

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