Pope Francis Is Like 'Breaking Bad's' Drug Kingpin Walter White, Says HBO's John Oliver

Pope Francis Is Like 'Breaking Bad's' Drug Kingpin Walter White, Says HBO's John Oliver

Walter Francis White (July 1, 1893 – March 21, 1955) was an American civil rights activist who led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for almost a quarter of a century and directed a broad program of legal challenges to segregation and disfranchisement. He was also a journalist, novelist, and essayist. He graduated in 1916 from Atlanta University (now Clark Atlanta University), a historically black college.Walter Francis White.jpg

Walter Francis White (July 1, 1893 – March 21, 1955) was an American civil rights activist who led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for almost a quarter of a century and directed a broad program of legal challenges to segregation and disfranchisement. He was also a journalist, novelist, and essayist. He graduated in 1916 from Atlanta University (now Clark Atlanta University), a historically black college.Walter Francis White.jpg

July 1, 1893: Walter White, head of the NAACP for more than 20 years, is born

The Surprising Story of Walter White and the NAACP

July 1, 1893: Walter White, head of the NAACP for more than 20 years, is born

BY WALTER OPINDE  On this day, 1st July, 1893, an African-American civil rights activist, novelist, essayist, and journalist, Walter Francis White was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Walter led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for approximately a quarter of a century,...BY WALTER OPINDE  On this day, 1st July, 1893, an African-American civil rights activist, novelist, essayist, and journalist, Walter Francis White was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Walter led the…

BY WALTER OPINDE On this day, 1st July, 1893, an African-American civil rights activist, novelist, essayist, and journalist, Walter Francis White was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Walter led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for approximately a quarter of a century,...BY WALTER OPINDE On this day, 1st July, 1893, an African-American civil rights activist, novelist, essayist, and journalist, Walter Francis White was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Walter led the…

TBT:  The 1916 Atlanta University Debate Team.   Seated on the right is Walter White AU '1916.  Walter Francis White (July 1, 1893 – March 21, 1955) was an American civil rights activist

TBT: The 1916 Atlanta University Debate Team. Seated on the right is Walter White AU '1916. Walter Francis White (July 1, 1893 – March 21, 1955) was an American civil rights activist

The 1916 Atlanta University Debate Team. Seated on the right is Walter White AU '1916. Walter Francis White (July 1, 1893 – March 21, 1955) was an American civil rights activist who led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for almost a quarter of a century and directed a broad program of legal challenges to segregation and disfranchisement.

The 1916 Atlanta University Debate Team. Seated on the right is Walter White AU '1916. Walter Francis White (July 1, 1893 – March 21, 1955) was an American civil rights activist who led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for almost a quarter of a century and directed a broad program of legal challenges to segregation and disfranchisement.

From @dilloncuddles: “Dillon Francis (Tortie | 5mos) & Walter White (Bengal | 5mos) Without them, I’d just be a “crazy lady.” #catsofinstagram

From @dilloncuddles: “Dillon Francis (Tortie | 5mos) & Walter White (Bengal | 5mos) Without them, I’d just be a “crazy lady.” #catsofinstagram

October 1,1937 The Spingarn Medal is awarded to Walter White, NAACP secretary, for his leadership and work in the anti-lynching movement

October 1,1937 The Spingarn Medal is awarded to Walter White, NAACP secretary, for his leadership and work in the anti-lynching movement

From @dilloncuddles and @audiotechniq: “Dillon Francis wants hugs but Walter White prefers kisses #xoxo #dilloncuddles #walterthebengal” #catsofinstagram

From @dilloncuddles and @audiotechniq: “Dillon Francis wants hugs but Walter White prefers kisses #xoxo #dilloncuddles #walterthebengal” #catsofinstagram

Death of Walter White March 21, 1970 Death of Walter White (61), New York City. Roy Willkins succeeded him as NAACP executive, April 11. Walter Francis White (July 1, 1893 – March 21, 1955) was an American civil rights activist who led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for almost a quarter of a century and directed a broad program of legal challenges to segregation and disfranchisement. He was also a journalist, novelist, and essayist. He graduated in…

Death of Walter White March 21, 1970 Death of Walter White (61), New York City. Roy Willkins succeeded him as NAACP executive, April 11. Walter Francis White (July 1, 1893 – March 21, 1955) was an American civil rights activist who led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for almost a quarter of a century and directed a broad program of legal challenges to segregation and disfranchisement. He was also a journalist, novelist, and essayist. He graduated in…

Walter Francis White was a leading civil rights advocate of the first half of the twentieth century. As executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), he was a chief architect of the modern African American freedom struggle. Walter White helped convince Franklin D. Roosevelt to issue an executive order in 1941, prohibiting racial discrimination in defense industries and establishing the Fair Employment Practices Commission.

Walter Francis White was a leading civil rights advocate of the first half of the twentieth century. As executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), he was a chief architect of the modern African American freedom struggle. Walter White helped convince Franklin D. Roosevelt to issue an executive order in 1941, prohibiting racial discrimination in defense industries and establishing the Fair Employment Practices Commission.

True story--I met the kid at the top in an art museum. Malcolm in the Middle - the actors then and now

Remember them??

True story--I met the kid at the top in an art museum. Malcolm in the Middle - the actors then and now

"...when we no longer remember God, we too become unreal, we too become empty; like the rich man in the Gospel, we no longer have a face!" Pope Francis, International Day for Catechists (Michaelmas Day 9-29-2013) http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Pope-to-catechists%3A-If-there-is-no-memory-of-God,-everything-ends-up-being-about-%E2%80%9Cme%E2%80%9D,-my-own-comfort,-about-having-29139.html Walter White astride the balance of his life (St Michael's weighing his soul)?

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"...when we no longer remember God, we too become unreal, we too become empty; like the rich man in the Gospel, we no longer have a face!" Pope Francis, International Day for Catechists (Michaelmas Day 9-29-2013) http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Pope-to-catechists%3A-If-there-is-no-memory-of-God,-everything-ends-up-being-about-%E2%80%9Cme%E2%80%9D,-my-own-comfort,-about-having-29139.html Walter White astride the balance of his life (St Michael's weighing his soul)?

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