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The march for civil rights : the Benjamin Hooks story

Author: Benjamin L Hooks; Jerry Guess
Publisher: Chicago : American Bar Association, ©2003.
Series: ABA biography series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book chronicles American history during one of its most turbulent times.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Benjamin L Hooks; Benjamin L Hooks
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin L Hooks; Jerry Guess
ISBN: 159031249X 9781590312490
OCLC Number: 56068845
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 368 pages : illustrations ; 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 --
My life and the church --
Fraternal organizations and political activity.
Series Title: ABA biography series.
Responsibility: Benjamin L. Hooks with Jerry Guess.
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This book chronicles American history during one of its most turbulent times.

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