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Published: 2013/03/21
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Angelica vs tashana Al Raby Fight
Angelica vs tashana Al Raby Fight
Published: 2013/12/29
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Al Raby - Best In The Universe
Al Raby - Best In The Universe
Published: 2016/09/09
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Al Raby Decision Day 2017
Al Raby Decision Day 2017
Published: 2017/05/03
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Published: 2016/09/20
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Grateful by The Voices of Al Raby
Grateful by The Voices of Al Raby
Published: 2015/02/04
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al raby weight room
Published: 2009/04/28
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New Al Raby Teacher Selfies
New Al Raby Teacher Selfies
Published: 2016/09/09
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* * * Uplift Titans@Al Raby Raiders 3a
Published: 2015/12/02
Channel: Cameramanjon Stevenson
2014 Al Raby Football Training Camp
2014 Al Raby Football Training Camp
Published: 2014/08/24
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Andre White  Highlight Tape AL RABY HS
Andre White Highlight Tape AL RABY HS
Published: 2010/01/13
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Al Raby v Farragut
Al Raby v Farragut
Published: 2016/09/14
Channel: HoopsHIGH
Al Raby Class
Al Raby Class '08 Dance
Published: 2009/07/25
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Al Raby pom pom squad 2013 homecoming game
Al Raby pom pom squad 2013 homecoming game
Published: 2013/10/08
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chompers vs al raby
Published: 2009/01/19
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Al Raby NutriBullet Video
Al Raby NutriBullet Video
Published: 2015/09/29
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Al raby home coming game my team
Al raby home coming game my team
Published: 2010/10/02
Channel: Brandon Bradley
al raby footwork pt 1
al raby footwork pt 1
Published: 2009/01/10
Channel: neshell01
Al Raby vs  Phillips 2012
Al Raby vs Phillips 2012
Published: 2012/11/16
Channel: Zennan Owens
Al Raby HomeComing 2014 Pom Pom
Al Raby HomeComing 2014 Pom Pom
Published: 2014/12/26
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Sub teacher turn up at Al Raby
Sub teacher turn up at Al Raby
Published: 2014/03/21
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AL RABY CHEERLEADING TEAM PERP RALLY 2010
AL RABY CHEERLEADING TEAM PERP RALLY 2010
Published: 2010/09/24
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al raby footwork pt 3
al raby footwork pt 3
Published: 2009/01/10
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* [1] Week4 (Rain Bowl) ML King Jaguars@Al Raby Raiders (Hanson Stadium)
* [1] Week4 (Rain Bowl) ML King Jaguars@Al Raby Raiders (Hanson Stadium) '15 (IHSA Varsity Football)
Published: 2015/11/18
Channel: Cameramanjon Stevenson
Al Raby vs. Harlan 2012
Al Raby vs. Harlan 2012
Published: 2012/11/16
Channel: Zennan Owens
Al Raby Footwork Part 1
Al Raby Footwork Part 1
Published: 2008/06/15
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Al Raby Basketball 2 on 2 Highlights
Al Raby Basketball 2 on 2 Highlights
Published: 2013/10/25
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NLCP vs Al Raby
NLCP vs Al Raby
Published: 2011/03/30
Channel: HoopsHIGH
Life At Raby 10 1 15
Life At Raby 10 1 15
Published: 2015/10/01
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Team3 #18 Israel Lamont Dosie IL 5'11 158 2015 Al-Raby High School
Published: 2013/04/09
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Published: 2010/05/08
Channel: JesMKelley
Girls dance--Al Raby oct 09
Girls dance--Al Raby oct 09
Published: 2009/11/07
Channel: sdg
Curtis  R Monday Guest Speaker  at Al Raby Commencement Ceremony 2009 PART 1
Curtis R Monday Guest Speaker at Al Raby Commencement Ceremony 2009 PART 1
Published: 2009/06/16
Channel: curtismonday
Dj vs al raby
Dj vs al raby
Published: 2009/01/19
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Al Raby v Lincoln Park
Al Raby v Lincoln Park
Published: 2016/09/13
Channel: HoopsHIGH
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Al raby cheer/Pom ttu
Published: 2012/08/17
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2013 Al Raby Football Highlights (Supporting Cast)
2013 Al Raby Football Highlights (Supporting Cast)
Published: 2014/01/03
Channel: Zennan Owens
Proof That Al Raby Won Their Homecoming
Proof That Al Raby Won Their Homecoming
Published: 2011/09/27
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Al Raby Homecoming Game-Poms 2010
Al Raby Homecoming Game-Poms 2010
Published: 2010/09/26
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Al Raby Cheerleaders Homecominq Game 2013
Al Raby Cheerleaders Homecominq Game 2013
Published: 2013/10/09
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Curtis Monday Guest Speaker  at Al Raby Commencement Ceremony 2009 PART2
Curtis Monday Guest Speaker at Al Raby Commencement Ceremony 2009 PART2
Published: 2009/06/17
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Al Raby Choir Sept 2010
Al Raby Choir Sept 2010
Published: 2010/10/04
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Raby 3
Raby 3
Published: 2014/01/16
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Al Raby 7on7
Al Raby 7on7
Published: 2014/06/19
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Published: 2011/09/11
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Al raby vs. Austin(dayday)
Published: 2012/01/27
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* * [0] Pre-Game-Chicago's Al Raby Raiders@Wheaton Warriors Varsity Football3 (Non Conference) Wk2
Published: 2016/09/05
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Published: 2010/10/03
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Al Raby CHEERLEADERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Al Raby CHEERLEADERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Published: 2009/11/06
Channel: dshawn2010
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Published: 2010/01/14
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Albert Anderson Raby (1933 – November 23, 1988) was a teacher at Chicago's Hess Upper Grade Center who secured the support of Martin Luther King Jr. to desegregate schools and housing in Chicago between 1965 and 1967.

Early life[edit]

Raby was born into poverty in Chicago, dropping out of school in the sixth grade. However, he became involved in a union, and, after a stint in the army, earned his grammar school diploma at age 24. He went on to earn his high school diploma immediately after that. Because he discovered education was important so late in his life, he attended day and evening school to earn his high school diploma. In 1960, he earned a teaching degree from Chicago Teachers College and entered the profession.

CCCO formation[edit]

Raby was an active member of the Teachers for Integrated Schools and helped form the Coordinating Council of Community Organizations (CCCO) in 1962. In this role, he served as the link between the national civil rights movement and Chicago organizations in helping to desegregate schools. In 1963, Raby helped organize the Chicago Public School Boycott.[1] TFIS selected him to be their delegate to the CCCO. On January 11, 1964, he was appointed the organization’s convenor (Anderson and Pickering 129).

The CCCO was crucial in bringing the national civil rights movement to Chicago. When Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Chicago on his People to People tour, he recognized that the "CCCO represented the strongest indigenous civil rights movement in the North", [Ralph 39] and he appreciated the help he received during his three-day visit. When the movement was officially launched, Raby became its co-chairman.

As a member of the Agenda Committee, Raby was instrumental in the decision to choose open housing as the initial campaign for the movement. Even before the movement began, Raby had criticized the segregationist policies of the Chicago Real Estate Board. Along with King in July 1966, he attended the initial meeting with Mayor Richard J. Daley where the demands of the movement were presented. Raby also served as a leader of open housing marches, using his position as a local leader to draw upon those in Chicago communities affected by housing segregation.

Rift with SCLC[edit]

There was a significant rift between James Bevel, of SCLC, and Raby. When Raby agreed with the cancellation of a march on the Southwest Side because he feared that the focus was on white violence rather than housing discrimination, he was met with anger by Bevel.

After the summit negotiations between the movement, government, and the business community began. Raby was an effective negotiator; accustomed to empty promises from the government, "he wanted to hear guarantees of real progress... when would blacks be served by realtors?" After the formal end of the open-housing marches and the departure of the SCLC from Chicago, Raby continued to lead the CCCO and its protests, none of which had much success.

Later career[edit]

Raby was the Director of the Peace Corps in Ghana from 1979–82. Afterwards he returned to Chicago and was the campaign manager for Harold Washington's successful mayoral campaign in 1983. Washington appointed him to head the City of Chicago's Commission on Human Relations in May of that year.

Death and recognition[edit]

Raby collapsed and died from a heart attack on November 23, 1988.

In 2004 a Chicago Public High School named after Al Raby was opened. Located in the Garfield Park neighborhood, Al Raby High School for Community and Environment focuses on social justice issues as well as geographical information systems.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joravsky, Ben. "Remembering Chicago's great school boycott of 1963". Chicago Reader. Retrieved 2017-07-19. 

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