MSNBC – Civil rights leader Walter E. Fauntroy, who served 20 years in Congress as Washington, D.C.’s non-voting delegate and chaired the Congressional Black Caucus, after helping Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. plan the March on Washington, is out of the country under mysterious circumstances, according to The Washington Post.
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