Monday, March 12, 2012

Lanier Phillips, survivor of 1942 disaster, dies at 88

 Newfoundland rescue opened horizons, inspired civil rights activism

Lanier Phillips, a black U.S. serviceman who has credited his 1942 rescue off Newfoundland as transforming his life and igniting a passion for civil rights, died Monday. He was 88. More click here. >>>

1 comment:

A Scattering said...

Lovely tribute.