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Bernard Lafayette Jr., Then
Born: July 29, 1940, in Tampa, Florida. Grew up in Tampa and Philadelphia.

Then: Student at the American Baptist Theological Seminary, in Nashville; a leader of the Nashville Student Movement. Stayed in Jackson after bailing out to recruit new Freedom Riders and organize the Jackson Nonviolent Movement.
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Published on May 04, 2011

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