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Saturday, 11 June 2016

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY - AMERICAN " HENRY MOSKOWITZ " WAS A CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST AND ONE OF THE CO-FOUNDERS OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE - GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK HEROES "

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Henry Moskowitz (civil rights leader)
Henry Moskowitz
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Moskowitz on June 28, 1933
Born September 25, 1879
Romania
Died December 18, 1936 (aged 57)
Education University of Erlangen 1936 Ph.D.
Religion Jewish
Henry Moskowitz (September 25, 1879 – December 18, 1936) was a civil rights activist, and one of the co-founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.[1]
Contents 
1 Biography
2 Writings
Biography
He was born on September 25, 1879 in Romania. He was Jewish. He migrated to the United States in 1883. He attended the New York City public schools and then graduated from the City College of New York in 1899. In 1906 he earned a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Erlangen in Germany.
In 1914, he married Belle Lindner Israels (1877–1933). In 1914, New York City mayor John Purroy Mitchel appointed him president of the Municipal Civil Service Commission. In 1917 he served as the Commissioner of Public Markets in New York City. He was the founding Executive Director of the League of New York Theatres which eventually became The Broadway League, the organization known for producing the Tony Awards [2]
He died on December 18, 1936 in Manhattan, New York City.[1]
Writings