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Tag Archives: Davenport Civil Rights Commission
The Early Days of the Davenport Civil Rights Commission
The current controversy over the proposed restructuring of the Davenport Civil Rights Commission harkens back to the difficulties it experienced during the earliest days of its existence. In fact, much argument over the Davenport Human Relations Commission’s purpose and powers … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged Catholic Interracial Council, Charles Toney, Davenport Civil Rights Commission, Davenport Human Relations Commission, fair housing, Harry S. Roberts, Henry Vargas, Jack Wolter, John Jebens, Lawrence Satin, LULAC, Milton Rosenfeld, Paul Ives, race relations, Ray O'Brien Leave a comment
When Davenport Marched
Davenport Civil Rights History The Davenport Civil Rights Commission recently put together a Walking Tour of Davenport, highlighting sites important to the development of Civil Rights in the city. Landmarks on the tour include businesses, churches . . . and … Continue reading