Groundwork

Author: Genna Rae McNeil
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812200836
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Genna Rae McNeil is thorough and passionate in her treatment of Houston, evoking a rich family tradition as well as the courage, genius, and tenacity of a man largely responsible for the acts of "simple justice" that changed the course of ...

Charles H Houston

Author: James L. Conyers
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739143581
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"This edited collection focuses on the philosophical ideas, constructive engagement, and lasting contributions of Charles H. Houston, a legal scholar activist who played an important role in the civil rights movement"--

Root And Branch

Author: Rawn James, Jr.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781608191680
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Root and Branch is the compelling story of the fiercely committed laywers that constructed the legal foundation for what we now call the civil rights movement.

People S Lawyers

Author: Diana Klebanow
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765606730
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The courts and their interpretations of the civil rights protections of the United
States Constitution. "Legal Realism and the ... Analysis of the role of the Supreme
Court in American society. McNeil, Genna Rae. "Charles Hamilton Houston."
Black Law Journal 3 (Spring 1974): 123- 131. Overview of the significance of his
life. . "Charles Hamilton Houston: 1895-1950." Howard Law Journal ... major
achievements. -. Groundwork: Charles Hamilton Houston and the Struggle for
Civil Rights.

Emancipation

Author: John Clay Smith
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812231816
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GROUNDWORK. Charles Hamilton Houston and the Struggle for Civil Rights
Genna Rae McNeil Winner of a 1 984 American Bar Association Silver Gavel
Award "The legal community is indebted to Dr. McNeil for her outstanding
scholarship. She has gathered and synthesized a wealth of information from
Houston's files, his numerous newspaper articles, and extensive interviews with
his former associates and relatives. The result is a first step, and a fine one, in the
all-too-belated ...

The Lost Promise Of Civil Rights

Author: Risa Lauren Goluboff
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674024656
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20, 1944, folder 14, box 163-23, Charles Hamilton Houston Papers, Moorland-
Spingarn Research Center, Howard University, Washington, D.C., quoted in
Genna Rae McNeil, Groundwork: (Charles Hamilton Houston and the Struggle
for Civil Rights (Philadelphia, 1983), 170 (internal quotation marks omitted);
Walter White, "Closing Session Remarks" (NAACP 41st annual conference, June
25, 1950), in NAACP Papers, pt. 1, rl. 12:1070-1077, 1074. See Sweatt v. Painter,
339 U.S. 629 ...

Thurgood Marshall

Author: Charles L. Zelden
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136174958
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Oliver Allen, “ChiefCounsel for Equality,” Life, June 13, 1955, 141. Charles
Hamilton Houston, “The Need for Negro Lawyers,” Journal ofNegro Education, 4
(January 1935), 49–52. Genna Rae McNeil, Groundwork: Charles Hamilton
Houston and the Struggle for Civil Rights (Philadelphia: University of
Pennsylvania Press, 1983), 82. Thurgood Marshall interview with Charles
Ogletree Jr., (January 29, 1992) excerpted in Douglas A. Aube, “Justice
Thurgood Marshall,” New England LR, ...

Undoing Plessy

Author: Gordon Andrews
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 144385929X
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... “Somehow I feel cleaner today that I was not called on to plunge into the feted
atmosphere on the hill. We shall see what the future will bring.”48 Notes 1see, for
example, Genna Rae McNeil, Groundwork: Charles Hamilton Houston and the
Struggle for Civil Rights, Patricia Sullivan's, Lift Every Voice: The NAACP in the
Making of the Civil Rights Movement, Richard Kluger's classic work, Simple
Justice: The History of Brown Versus Board Of Education and Black America's
Struggle for ...

Crusader For Justice

Author: Peter J. Hammer
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 0814338453
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Cynthia Neverdon-Morton, “African Americans and World II: A Pictorial Essay,”
Negro History Bulletin 51, nos. 1–12 (1993), examines the experience of black
soldiers in World War II. For excellent treatments of the lives and work of Charles
Hamilton Houston and Thurgood Marshall see Genna Rae McNeil, Groundwork:
Charles Hamilton Houston and the Struggle for Civil Rights (University of
Pennsylvania Press, 1984); Rawn James Jr., Root and Branch: Charles Hamilton
Houston, ...

The African American People

Author: Molefi Kete Asante
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136506772
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... 1971; reprint, with a revised foreword by Orville Vernon Burton, Athens:
University of Georgia Press, 2003. Genna Rae McNeil, Groundwork: Charles
Hamilton Houston and the Struggle for Civil Rights. Philadelphia: University of
Pennsylvania Press, 1984. There is no more passionate and powerful treatment
of Charles Hamilton Houston than this penetrating study by an impressive author.
Thurgood Marshall, “College honors Charles Houston, '15,'” Amherst Magazine,
Spring 1978, ...