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Author Gray, Fred D., 1930-

Title Bus ride to justice : changing the system by the system : the life and works of Fred Gray, preacher, attorney, politician / Fred D. Gray.

Published Montgomery, AL : NewSouth Books, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  342.73085092 GRAY    AVAILABLE
Edition Rev. ed. 2013.
Physical description xx, 428 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Includes index.
"Lawyer for Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., the Montgomery bus boycott, the Tuskegee syphilis study, the desegregation of Alabama schools and the Selma march, and founder of the Tuskegee human and civil rights multicultural center."
Contents The making of a lawyer -- The bus protest begins -- The city's get-tough policy -- Black justice, white law in Selma -- Seeking the ballot and other rights in Macon County -- George Wallace assisted in obtaining my goals -- Dr. King's most serious charge -- Times v. Sullivan : the new law of libel -- Sit-ins, freedom rides, freedom walks -- With all deliberate speed -- Selma once more : the 1965 Selma march -- Sellers v. Trussell, Bullock County -- The first vote dilution suit : Smith v. Paris -- Fred Gray, the politician -- Fred Gray, the preacher -- The family -- A university which never should have been built -- The Tuskegee syphilis study -- The judgeship that was not to be -- Post-judgeship -- Vestiges of discrimination -- Four who affected my legal career -- The many faces of power.
Subject Gray, Fred D., 1930-
African American lawyers -- Biography.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography.
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781588382863 (hbk.)
1588382869 (hbk.)