Isaac Woodard

Isaac Woodard

Victim of Racial Abuse
Born Mar 18, 1919

Isaac Woodard, Jr. , often written Isaac Woodward, was an African American World War II veteran whose 1946 beating and maiming, hours after being discharged from the United States Army, sparked national outrage and galvanized the civil rights movement in the United States. Still in uniform, Woodard was left completely and permanently blind after a run-in with police.… Read More

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1919 Birth Born on March 18, 1919.


1992 74 Years Old Isaac Woodard moved North after the trial and lived in the New York City area for the rest of his life. He died at age 73 in the Veterans Administration Hospital in the Bronx on September 23, 1992.
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