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Author Ford, Gary L., Jr., 1977- author.

Title Constance Baker Motley : one woman's fight for civil rights and equal justice under law / Gary L. Ford Jr
Published Tuscaloosa, Alabama : The University of Alabama Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 164 pages) : illustrations, black and white portraits
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-153) and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 13, 2017)
SUBJECT Motley, Constance Baker, 1921-2005.
Motley, Constance Baker, 1921-2005. fast (OCoLC)fst01758287
Subject Judges -- New York (State) -- Biography
Lawyers -- New York (State) -- Biography
LAW -- Civil Procedure.
LAW -- Legal Services.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Judicial Branch.
New York (State)
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780817391447