Creator: Sanders, John H. & Salas, Mario Marcel
Description: Letter from John H. Sanders and Mario Marcel Salas of Organizations United for Eastside Development to Benjamin Hooks, president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). They are writing to request that a member of the national board - S. L. Deckard - be expelled for his support of Fred Semaan. An attorney by trade, Mr. Semaan provided the defense for two security guards charged with the voluntary manslaughter of Webb Eugene Boyd, whose murder was seen by many members of the San Antonio community as racially motivated.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio