Ralph Bunche

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Ralph J. Bunche (August 7, 1904-1971)

"Throughout his career, Bunche has maintained strong ties with education. He chaired the Department of Political Science at Howard University from 1928 until 1950; taught at Harvard University from 1950 to 1952; served as a member of the New York City Board of Education (1958-1964), as a member of the Board of Overseers of Harvard University (1960-1965), as a member of the Board of the Institute of International Education, and as a trustee of Oberlin College, Lincoln University, and New Lincoln School..." [1]

In 1950 he received the Noble Peace Prize.

His son is Ralph Bunche, Jr..


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  1. Ralph Bunche, Noble Peace Prize, accessed October 24, 2011.