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The march for civil rights : the Benjamin Hooks story

Author: Benjamin L Hooks; Jerry Guess; American Bar Association.
Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.] : American Bar Association, ©2004.
Series: ABA biography series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author recounts his inspiring leadership role in the ongoing struggle for civil rights and racial equality in America and abroad.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Benjamin L Hooks; Benjamin L Hooks
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin L Hooks; Jerry Guess; American Bar Association.
ISBN: 159031249X 9781590312490
OCLC Number: 54440729
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 387 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Deep are the roots : "The angel of Beale Street" --
Growing up in Memphis --
The school years --
The call to duty : military experience --
Law school, civil rights activities, and family --
The judgeship : breaking barriers in Memphis --
The King I knew --
Business ventures --
The Federal Communications Commission --
The decision --
NAACP : relationship with the board 1977-1984 --
The new day begun : 1977-78 and South African involvement --
The dawning of a new year/Protests against apartheid --
The bump in the road --
The year of Andrew Young --
1981 : the Reagan victory and its impact --
1981-1992--fair share : an economic road map --
The Lenell Geter case --
NAACP : an agent for change --
Women in the NAACP --
Sports campaign 1987 --
Membership drives and radiothon 1988-1989 --
The silent march --
Keeping the crisis alive --
The Clarence Thomas nomination --
The Rodney King verdicts --
Upstairs at the White House --
My life and the church --
Fraternal organizations and political activity.
Series Title: ABA biography series.
Other Titles: Benjamin Hooks story
Responsibility: Benjamin L. Hooks with Jerry Guess ; foreword by Dennis W. Archer.

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"With the knowledge of a lawyer and judge, the voice of a preacher, the position at the FCC and the power of the NAACP, he opened doors and remedied injustice in a way that extended opportunities for Read more...

 
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