Percy Sutton

Percy Sutton

Percy Ellis Sutton was a prominent black American political and business leader. A civil-rights activist and lawyer, he was also a Freedom Rider and the legal representative for Malcolm X. He was the highest-ranking African-American elected official in New York City when he was Manhattan borough president from 1966 to 1977, the longest tenure at that position. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Percy Sutton has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Meeting. The year with the most videos was 1998 with two videos. Most appearances with Jesse Jackson (4), Donald J. Trump (2).

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President, Borough of Manhattan, NY c. February 21, 1990 - c. July 15, 1998 Videos: 5 Chairman Emeritus, Inner City Broadcasting Corp. c. July 15, 1998 - c. January 14, 1999 Videos: 1

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