Riots to Renaissance: Celebrities at the next table

Celebrities at the next table

(Source: Library of Congress)

"At an exclusive 'Eat Shoppe' just off the boulevard, you may find a Negro Congressman or ex-Congressman dining at your elbow, or former heavyweight champion Jack Johnson, beret pushed back on his head, chuckling at the next table; in the private dining room there may be a party of civic leaders, black and white, planning reforms."

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