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"Harper Lee's classic novel of a lawyer in the Deep South defending a black man charged with the rape of a white girl." — Back Cover
"And when we allow freedom to ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God's children—black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics—will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, 'Free at last! Free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last!'" — Martin Luther King, Jr. in his "I Have a Dream" speech, August 23, 1963.
Root and Branch: Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall, and the Struggle to End Segregation (Hardback)
"With deft portrayals of Charles Hamilton Houston and Thurgood Marshall and captivating accounts of the cases they were involved in, Rawn James, Jr., brings back to our attention two central figures in the nation's efforts to use constitutional law to confront and overcome our history of segregation and racism." — Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
"The group's courage was tested at every stop, where the thirteen men and women along with a few other supporters of black rights, were often harassed or beaten. TV cameras captured these senseless beatings and gave worldwide attention to the social injustice characteristic of the South. Reform took many years, but it began with a few brave men and women known as the 'freedom riders.'" — Childrens Press, Publisher
"Presents the state's early history, growth of its cities and workforce, the development of religious and philosophical groups; more." — Hayes School Publishing Co., Publisher