Physical attractions are common, but a mental connection is rare.
In Houston, Lulu Belle White was also a dynamic civil rights leader. Like Craft, she had been active since the 1930s in organizing NAACP chapters. As secretary of the South’s largest NAACP chapter, White helped pursue civil suits that led tot he end of Texas’s all-white Democratic primary and effected the integration of the University of Texas. She served on the Houston school board and became the first African American elected to state political office since Reconstruction. From 1949 to her death in 1957, she served as state director of the NAACP.