Brooks, Albert N. D. "Profile of a Fighter." The Negro History Bulletin XX, No. 8 (May 1957): 170, 191.
Brief sketch of Powell highlighting his educational, political, and personal achievements. Brooks asserts: "In spite of his detractors [Powell's] record of public service suggests that personal gain has not been a major objective in his life."
Capeci, Dominic J. "From Different Liberal Perspectives: Fiorello H. La Guardia, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and Civil Rights in New York City, 1941–1943." The Journal of Negro History LXII, No. 2 (April 1977): 160-73.
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