Earl Dickerson

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Earl B. Dickerson Esq of Illinois

Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights

In 1965 Earl Dickerson was an Honorary Chairman of Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights[1]

In 1970 Earl Dickerson and Rabbi Jacob Weinstein were Honorary Chairmen of Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights[2].

Herbert Aptheker Testimonial Dinner

On April 28, 1966 Earl Dickerson was a sponsor of the Herbert Aptheker Testimonial Dinner. The dinner was held on the occasion of Herbert Aptheker's 50th birthday, the publication of his 20th book, and the 2nd anniversary of the American Institute for Marxist Studies. It was held in the Sutton Ballroom, The New York Hilton, Avenue of the Americas, 53rd to 54th Street, New York City. Most speakers, organizers and sponsors were known members or supporters of the Communist Party USA.[3]

Salute to Harold Washington

On April 6, 1983, the Hyde Park Herald published an endorsement from the Hyde Park/Kenwood Citizens Committee of Democratic Party Chicago mayoral candidate Harold Washington. Signatories to the endorsement included Earl Dickerson.[4]


  1. Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights Letterhead Feb 1965
  2. Full text of "The nationwide drive against law enforcement intelligence operations : hearing before the Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session page 151
  3. Dinner Program for the Herbert Aptheke Dinner, April 28, 1966
  4. Hyde Park Herald April 6, 1983, page 8