Tip of the Day: Activist William Trotter Born

William-Monroe-Trotter

William Monroe Trotter

On this day, William Monroe Trotter, crusader for full equality, publisher of “The Boston Guardian,” co-founder of the Niagra Movement and close friend of W.E.B.

Dubois was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Trotter led a protest against the showing of the racist film “Birth of a Nation” and was in opposition to Booker T. Washington.

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