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HAMPTON W. ROOKARD, Freedom Fighter and an Original Man

Hampton Woodward Rookard, the son of Ruth Woodward and Walter Rookard, was born January 29, 1929 in Rembert, South Carolina. Hampton migrated to the North with his mother and his sister Margaret. Their first stop was Harlem, then Brownsville, followed by Williamsburg before finally settling in Bedford-Stuyvesant. His early influences towards education and reading were […]readmore