Dissatisfaction with possession and achievement is one of the requisites to further achievement
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|Birth:||2nd June, 1868|
John Hope was born in Augusta, Georgia, USA. He was an American educator and political activist. He studied at Worcester Academy. He graduated from Brown University in 1894. He became the president of Atlanta University, the first graduate school for blacks, and he was one of the founders of the Niagara Movement, which was a forerunner of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. He taught at Roger Williams University until 1898 and then became professor of classics at Atlanta Baptist College. He was appointed the first black president of Morehouse College in 1906. He served as a YMCA secretary with black soldiers in France in 1918–1919. In 1936, he was awarded the NAACP's Spingarn Medal.
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