Benjamin L. Hooks

Benjamin L. Hooks

Benjamin Lawson Hooks , is an American civil rights leader. A Baptist minister and practicing attorney, he served as executive director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People from 1977 to 1992, and throughout his career has been a vocal campaigner for civil rights in the United States. Wikipedia*

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Benjamin L. Hooks has 54 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 Debate. The year with the most videos was 1989 with 11 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 1,133 views per program. Most appearances with John Jacob (7), Jesse Jackson (6), Coretta Scott King (6). Most common tags: African Americans, Minorities, Race Relations.

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Executive Director and CEO, NAACP c. January 1, 1977 - c. December 31, 1992 Videos: 53

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