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Roy Innis, circa 1970
|4th National director of the Congress of Racial Equality|
1968 – January 8, 2017
|Preceded by||Wilfred Ussery|
Roy Emile Alfredo Innis
June 6, 1934
Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
|Died||January 8, 2017 (aged 82)|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Cause of death||Parkinson's disease|
|Political party||Libertarian (1998–present)|
|Children||Roy Innis, Jr. (deceased), Alexander Innis (deceased) Lydia Innis, Cedric Innis, Patricia Innis, Corinne Innis, Kwame Innis, Niger Innis, Kimathi Innis, Mugabe Innis|
|Occupation||Activist and politician|
Roy Emile Alfredo Innis (June 6, 1934 – January 8, 2017) was an American activist and politician. He had been National Chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) since his election to the position in 1968.
References[change | change source]
- McFADDEN, ROBERT D. "Roy Innis, Black Activist With a Right-Wing Bent, Dies at 82". The New York Times.