Reginald Hawkins Bombing Letters
Added by Melissa Hernandez 3 on Sep 18th, 2021
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On November 22, 1965 the homes of 4 civil rights leader were bombed. The houses bombed were those of Reginald Hawkins at 1703 Madison Ave in McCrorey Heights, City Councilman Fred Alexander at 2140 Senior Drive and his brother Kelly, President of the state NAACP, at 2128 Senior Drive in University Park, and civil rights lawyer Julius Chambers at 3208 Dawnshire Drive in the Northwood Estates neighborhood. There were no injuries or deaths. This is a picture of a letter/cartoon that Reginald Hawkins, one of the people whose house was bombed wrote.