Samuel Younge Jr

Samuel Younge Jr was a 21 years old civil rights and voting rights activist.
He was an enlisted service member of the US Navy, he served there for 2 years, then got medically discharged.

In 1966, Samuel Younge Jr and an attendant at the Standard Oil station in Alabama had a verbal altercation, about
Samuel wanting to use the “whites-only” bathroom.
That is when the attendant Marvin Segret shot Samuel in the face.

Samuel Younge Jr became the first black student to be murdered for supporting the Civil Rights Movement.

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