Grant, Joseph

According to the 1959 State Sovereignty Commission Report, Joseph Grant was a local plumber, who “attempted to organize the NAACP in 1954, but:considerable economic pressure was placed on Grant, and he could get no trade among the white people. As a result he almost starved.”

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Sovereignty Commission Online: http://mdah.state.ms.us/arlib/contents/er/sovcom/