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The Blinding of Isaac Woodard | Article

Learn More about Isaac Woodard and the Destruction of Legalized Segregation

Sergeant Isaac Woodard walking down an aisle, October 26,1946. Likely taken while Woodard was on his speaking tour with the NAACP. The AFRO American Newspapers Archives



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