The NAACP employed me as Tri-State Director, 1961-72. During that time, I was assigned by the National Office to participate in various actions in the named states. In Tennessee, I was arrested for assisting people of color to register to vote.
After Medgar Evers was assassinated, I was ordered to Mississippi to assist Charles Evers, Medgar's brother, in his duties as the NAACP replacement for his brother. While there, I led the first night time civil rights march protesting discrimination in the State. Later, I returned to Mississippi and organized NAACP branches in Hattiesburg, Biloxi, and Gulf Point, as well as help lead demonstrations in Natchez.
In the other listed states, I led demonstrations and/or organized NAACP branches, in locations such as Baton Rogue, Montgomery, Pritchild, Somerville, and other cities of the South.