Timuel D. Black Jr.
|Died||October 13, 2021 (aged 102)|
|Education||Wendell Phillips High School|
DuSable High School
University of Chicago
|Occupation||Social worker, educator, civil rights activist, historian|
|Spouse(s)||Norisea J. Cummings (1947-58)|
Ruby P. Battle (1959-1968)
Black began his career as a social worker. During the 1960s, Black was president of the Negro American Labor Council. He was an organizer of the Chicago participation in the 1963 March on Washington.
Black was the named plaintiff in the lawsuit Black v. McGuffage. The suit claimed that the Illinois voting system discriminated against minorities during the 2000 United States presidential election.
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- Gettinger, Aaron. "Timuel Black honored for a life of achievement". HPHerald.com. Hyde Park Herald. Archived from the original on 12 February 2020. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
- "Documenting the Life of Dr. Timuel D. Black". ChiPubLib.org. Chicago Public Library. Archived from the original on 22 July 2019. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
- "Black v. McGuffage, 209 F. Supp. 2d 889 (N.D. Ill. 2002)". Court Listener. Free Law Project. Archived from the original on 22 July 2019. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
- Staff Writer. "Historian Timuel Black's gift to Chicago". email@example.com. ACLU Illinois. Archived from the original on 22 July 2019. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
- Ihejirika, Maudlyne (October 13, 2021). "Timuel Black, historian, civil rights activist, dies at 102". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved October 13, 2021.