On Inequality | Harry T. Moore, Florida Memorial University ’25

Family photo of Harry T. Moore, right, and wife Harriette, Ft. Lauderdale, late 40s.

We bemoan the inequalities in education and segregation, police brutality, lynching and other evils that are heaped on Negro citizens; but so few of us are willing to take positive action for the alleviation of these conditions…if we are to receive proper respect from those who govern us, we must exercise some voice in their election.

Harry Tyson Moore, educator, founder of the first branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Brevard County, Florida