Celebrating 90 years of a
Civil Rights Icon:
Fred D. Gray Sr.
Fred Gray turned 90 on December 14, 2020
Fred Gray pictured here with Martin Luther King Jr.
Mr. Gray, right, and E.D. Nixon signed the bond
for Rosa Parks, left, who was arrested after
violating Montgomery’s segregation law for
city buses in 1955.
Fred Gray giving a Commencement address to the Case Western Reserve University Law School Class of 2017.
After congratulating them, he told them to “Use your degree to make a difference,” and “Do the right thing… Your goal should be to improve the conditions in your life, your community and the world.”
L-R: H.O. “Red” Williams, Lucius D. Amerson, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Fred Gray, Ralph Abernathy, in 1966, after passage of the Voting Rights Bill of 1965.
Fred gray pictured here with his new bride, Bernice Hill, in 1956.
They would go on to have four children.
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Civil rights icon Fred Gray urges 2017 graduates to use their degrees to “do the right thing”
To Fred Gray, alumnus and icon, on his 90th birthday
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Fred Gray, civil rights attorney, author and speaker addresses the 63rd Biennial Convention and Leadership Conference on August 8, 2020.
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In Honor of Fred Gray: Making Civil Rights Law from Rosa Parks to the 21st Century: