tel·e·gram   [tel-i-gram] noun, verb, -grammed, -gram·ming.
noun
1. a message or communication sent by telegraph; a telegraphic dispatch.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
2. to telegraph.

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In 1950, Thurgood Marshall and many NAACP leaders received lots of congratulatory telegrams for their accomplishments in de-segregating graduate and professional schools. However, there would be still be a battle ahead for de-segregating all schools. Here is one of them. 
Transcript
=CONGRATULATIONS TO NEGRO AMERICA’S INDISPENSABLE MAN I GLORY WITH YOU TODAY IN OUR VICTORY LETTER FOLLOWS=
BILL NUNN PITTSBURGH COURIER

In 1950, Thurgood Marshall and many NAACP leaders received lots of congratulatory telegrams for their accomplishments in de-segregating graduate and professional schools. However, there would be still be a battle ahead for de-segregating all schools. Here is one of them. 

Transcript

=CONGRATULATIONS TO NEGRO AMERICA’S INDISPENSABLE MAN I GLORY WITH YOU TODAY IN OUR VICTORY LETTER FOLLOWS=

BILL NUNN PITTSBURGH COURIER

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