Charlie Brady Hauser

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Birthday
13, 1917
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Nov 11, 2007 (90)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
13, 1917
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Nov 11, 2007 (90)

About

African-American professor, legislator, and fighter for social justice.

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and later financed his education through the GI Bill, receiving his Doctorate in Education from the University of Pennsylvania.

Trivia

He taught for over twenty years in the Education Department at North Carolina's Winston-Salem State University, and he also served on the North Carolina General Assembly.

Family Life

He and his twelve siblings grew up on a farm in North Carolina.

Associated With

He, like Rosa Parks, refused to give up his bus seat for a white passenger. He was arrested for his 1947 act and, after taking his case to court, was awarded $2,000 in damages by Atlantic Greyhound Bus Lines.