Howard Thurman

Biography Howard Thurman

African-American author, philosopher, theologian, educator, and civil rights leader

Also called Howard Washington Thurman.
Was born on 18 nov 1899.
Died on 10 apr 1981, at 81 years old.

Howard Washington Thurman (November 18, 1899 – April 10, 1981) was an African-American author, philosopher, theologian, educator, and civil rights leader. As a prominent religious figure, he played a leading role in many social justice movements and organizations of the twentieth century. Thurman's theology of radical nonviolence influenced and shaped a generation of civil rights activists, and he was a key mentor to leaders within the movement, including Martin Luther King, Jr.
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