Claude Black

He was an African American Baptist minister, activist and Politician

Events

Married to ZerNona Black

1912 - 2005

Born

November 28, 1916

Had a son named Stewart

1931 - 1994

Earns bachelor's degree from Morehouse

1937

Earns master's degree in divinity from Andover Newton

1943

Founds the San Antonio Mother's Service Organization

1945

Begins ministry at Mount Zion First Baptist Church

1949

Known for his activism in the Civil Rights Movement

Approx. 1950 - Approx. 1960

Had an adopted daughter named Joyce

1952 - 1992

Elected to the City Council

1973 - 1977

Starts New Community Builders

1984

Rename the Eastside Multi-Service Center in his honor

1993

Died

March 13, 2009