Goler Teal Butcher


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Goler Teal Butcher born Philadelphia, PA July 13, 1925 (d. 1993). Black international law professor; Africa AID administrator; advocate of ending global hunger; fought against Apartheid; one of first arrests in Free Africa Movement 1984; honored by medal for human rights.


These are sobering times when the challenges of natural calamities as well as the crises of human uncaring, political miscalculations, military and economic opportunism cry out to us for our input. . . [L]awyers must step forward in the effort to address the challenge of the earth itself.” (“The Immediacy of International Law for Howard Students”, 1988)