April 15, 1889 – May 16, 1979 – A. Philip Randolph
A great leader of the American Civil Rights and Labor Movements, Asa Philip Randolph died on May 16, 1979 in New York City. He was born on April 15, 1889 in Crescent City, Florida. The first primarily African American Labor Union; the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters was organized by Randolph. The March on Washington in 1963 where Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr delivered his “I Have A Dream” speech was mainly led by A. Philip Randolph.