Allison S. Davis
According to Timuel Black;
But until the courts struck down restrictive housing covenants in 1948, the blacks in Chicago were all very tightly packed together in their own enclaves, just as we had been in the South. For instance, Allison Davis, who was the first black full professor at the University of Chicago, couldn’t live in Hyde Park because they wouldn’t sell him a house.
Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights Under Law
Lawyers Committee for Harold Washington
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 Allison Davis and Lois Davis.