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.

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 ...

Supreme Justice

Author: Thurgood Marshall
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812236903
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Dr. Charles Hamilton Houston was the former Dean of the Howard University
School of Law. Houston has been referred to as the father of the modern day
legal civil rights movement. See, e.g., GENNA RAE McNEtt., GROUNDWORK:
1983); J. Clay Smith, Jr., Forgotten Hero, 98 HARV. L. REV. 482 (1984) (review of
. 2.

Say It Plain

Author: Catherine Ellis
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595587438
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... Civil Rights,” in Black Leaders, 222. 2. “The Reminiscences of Thurgood
Marshall” (Columbia University Oral History Research Office, 1977), in Thurgood
Marshall: His Speeches, Writings, Arguments, Opinions and Reminiscences, ed.
Mark V. Tushnet (Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books, 2001), 423. 3. McNeil, “Charles
Hamilton Houston,” 227. 4. Genna Rae McNeil, Groundwork: Charles Hamilton
Houston and the Struggle for Civil Rights (Philadelphia: University of
Pennsylvania Press ...

Roy Wilkins

Author: Yvonne Ryan
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813143810
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... scholar in Mak- ing Civil Rights Law: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme
Court, 1936–1961 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994), while Juan
Williams offers a more biographical study in Thurgood Marshall: American
Revolutionary (New York: Times Books, 1998). Charles Houston, the architect of
the NAACP's highly successful legal department has been similarly—and
surprisingly—neglected. Genna Rae McNeil's Groundwork: Charles Hamilton
Houston and the Struggle for ...