The Life Of Roy Wilkins

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Roy Wilkins was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born on August 30, 1901. Wilkins and his two siblings lived with their aunt because their mother died when he was four years old. Wilkins’s aunt lived in St. Paul, Minnesota. He attended Mechanic Arts High. He graduated high school in 1909. Wilkins graduated college in 1923. He attended the University of Minnesota. Wilkins married Aminda Badeau six years later. Roy Wilkins moved to Kansas City before he met his spouse. In Kansas City of 1923, Roy became the editor of the Kansas City Call newspaper. He would confront racist politicians. In 1931, he moved to New York City. He was the assistant of the head of the NAACP (Nation Association of the Advancement of Colored People), Walter White.
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