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Before Brown : Heman Marion Sweatt, Thurgood Marshall, and the long road to justice

Verfasser/in: Gary M Lavergne
Verlag: Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, 2010.
Serien: Jess and Betty Jo Hay series.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Biografie : Bundesstaatliche Regierungsveröffentlichung : Englisch : 1st edAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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On February 26, 1946, an African American from Houston applied for admission to the University of Texas School of Law. Although he met all of the academic qualifications, Heman Marion Sweatt was denied admission because he was black. He challenged the university's decision in court, and the resulting case, Sweatt v. Painter, went to the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled in Sweatt's favor. The Sweatt case paved the way  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Biography
Name: Heman Marion Sweatt; Theophilus S Painter; Thurgood Marshall
Medientyp: Biografie, Amtliche Veröffentlichung, Bundesstaatliche Regierungsveröffentlichung
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Gary M Lavergne
ISBN: 9780292722002 0292722001 9780292784895 0292784899
OCLC-Nummer: 473655291
Beschreibung: x, 354 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., ports., photos ; 24 cm.
Inhalt: Prologue --
One of the great prophets --
The cast of characters --
Iron shoes --
The shadow of failure --
The second emancipation --
A university of the first class --
"A brash moment" --
The great day --
"Time is of essence" --
"The tenderest feeling" --
The basement school --
A line in the dirt --
"I don't believe in segregation" --
The sociological argument --
The house that Sweatt built --
"Don't we have them on the run" --
A shattered spirit --
The big one --
Why Sweatt won --
Epilogue.
Serientitel: Jess and Betty Jo Hay series.
Verfasserangabe: Gary M. Lavergne.

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The inspiring story of the courageous Houston mailman whose struggle to attend the University of Texas School of Law provided the precedent for the landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of  Weiterlesen…

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