Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Explore Marcia Benjamin, Benjamin Md and more!

Black medical professionals will be honored in Baltimore.

Theodore Roosevelt Mason "T. R. M." Howard, MD (March 4, 1908 – May 1, 1976) was a civil rights leader, fraternal organization leader, entrepreneur and surgeon. He was one of the mentors to activists such as Medgar Evers, Charles Evers, Fannie Lou Hamer, Amzie Moore, Aaron Henry, and Jesse Jackson, founded Mississippi's leading civil rights organization in the 1950s, the Regional Council of Negro Leadership, and played a prominent role in the investigation of the murder of Emmett Till.