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Houston Playground

Glenmore Ave. between Powell St. and Sackman St.

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Born in Washington DC, Charles Hamilton Houston (1895-1950) dedicated his life to ending segregation. After receiving degrees from Amherst College, Harvard Law School, and the University of Madrid, Houston opened a private law practice with his father. During his life, Houston held positions with Howard University, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the International Association of Railway Employees, and the Association of Colored Railway Trainmen and Locomotive Firemen.

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      75°F
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      67°F
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