Civil Rghts Leader Lawrence Guyot Dies At Age 73
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Civil Rghts Leader Lawrence Guyot Dies At Age 73

Mount Rainier : MD : USA | Nov 25, 2012 at 4:04 PM PST
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The American civil rights activist , Lawrence Guyot who was fought for voting rights and political representation for African Americans in the Sixties of the last century has died at the age of 73.

Guyot died at his home in Mount Rainier, Maryland, late Thursday or early Friday according to several reports in media, after a long battle with diabetes and heart disease ,his daughter Julie Guyot-Diangone said.

"He followed justice," "He followed what was consistent with his values, not what was fashionable. He just pushed people along with him."his daughter Julie said according to foxnews .

The civil rights icon Guyot who survived from brutally beaten in the jail encouraged black people to register their names on voter registration roster, his movement helped to pave the way for President Barack Obama to reach the White House.

“He was a real warrior, "He would defend Mississippi any place in the country,” .”He was fearless and determined to do as much as he could to help black people get the right to vote,” said Leslie Burl McLemore, professor of Political Science and director of the Fannie Lou Hamer National Institute on Citizenship and Democracy at Jackson State University.

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