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Among its acclaimed locals are poet Nikki Giovanni and William Henry Hastie, the first African American federal magistrate judge and governor of the U.
WHEN, in 1943, in the midst of the second war to make the world safe for democracy," William Henry Hastie took the unprecedented step of resigning as civilian aide to the secretary of war to protest racism, he created consternation in official Washington and set a new standard, the Spingarn Committee said, of character, conduct and courage.
William Henry Hastie III, an appointee of President Harry Truman, was the first Black judge to serve on the U.