In The News ~ Saving New Helvetia
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In the 1950s, Nathaniel Colley, Sacramento’s first practicing African American attorney, successfully fought in court for the desegregation of New Helvetia, Sacramento’s oldest public housing project.
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Tuskegee alum Nathaniel Sextus Colley Sr., the first African American attorney in Sacramento and the first African American to be appointed to the California State Board of Education. Active in the NAACP, he was instrumental in eliminating bias in federal housing regulations
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KVIE documentary features local Civil Rights Activists Nat Colley. The documentary examines the life of Sacramento’s first practicing African American attorney, who spent 50 years shaping the course of American history.
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