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SERVICES FOR TUSKEGEE AIRMAN, AND CIVIL RIGHTS ICON
ATTY. RAYMOND L. JOHNSON, SR. JAN. 12 AT HOLMAN
Raymond L. Johnson, Sr., 89, an original Tuskegee Airman, Judge Pro Tem, civil rights attorney, college professor, community activist and leader, passed away in Los Angeles Dec. 31, after a brief illness. A community icon, he served the Los Angeles community during battles against overt segregation and discrimination, and received numerous awards for his work with the NAACP, especially during the Watts rebellion for providing free legal services. He was also the founder of the Howard University and HU School of Law Alumni Associations, both of Southern California. In 2007, he and the entire body of the Tuskegee Airmen were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal at the White House.
Services for this husband of 61 years and father of three have been entrusted to Angelus Funeral Home. The home-going service will be held Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Holman United Methodist Church, Los Angeles, CA, 3320 West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90018.
He will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery.
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From Photos from the Life of Atty. Raymond L. Johnson, Sr.