CIVIL RIGHTS
MOVEMENT

MAY 12, 1965

 

Herbert Leverett

Hackensack High School
Yearbook Photo
1946

J. HERBERT LEVERETT

FIRST NEGRO TO WIN COUNCIL SEAT IN THE CITY OF HACKENSACK'S HISTORY

During the Civil Rights Movement, the Nation at times struggled through violence, Hackensack struggled at the
ballot box.

 

NOTE: The term Negro is used because that is
Herbert Leverett's preference.

Herbert Leverett (Far Right)

Click Robert Sellarole (center) to view his page

Bob Meli
April 28, 2006


Herbert Leverett Newspaper Articles

 

Click here to view Herbert Leverett's obituary from September 28, 2016
Click here to view Herbert Leverett's funeral service brochure


Background image of a Civil Rights quilt from:

http://digitalsafari.pbworks.com/w/page/70525719/Week%2011%20Everyday%20Use%20by%20Alice%20Walker