Entry from US English dictionary
(1889–1979), US labor and civil rights leader; full name Asa Philip Randolph. Believing that unions would benefit African Americans, he founded the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters in 1928 and served as its president until 1968. He was a major organizer of the 1941 and 1963 marches on Washington.
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Syllabification: Ran·dolph, A. Philip
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