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Constance Baker Motley: One Woman's Fight for Civil Rights and Equal Justice Under Law

Gary L. Ford Jr.
Format
Book
Published
Tuscaloosa, Alabama : The University of Alabama Press, 2017.
Language
English
ISBN
9780817319571 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780817391447 (e book)
Contents
  • Clarifying and correcting the narratives of the civil rights movement
  • Black women: on the front lines but not properly credited
  • Early life and preparation to become a leader
  • Work in the trenches: the case-by-case implementation of Brown v. Board of Education
  • Representing protesters: mass demonstrations, marches, sit-ins, and freedom rides
  • Desegregating America, case by case, in the Supreme Court
  • The transition from activist movement lawyer
  • Conclusion.
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pages cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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