Saturday, February 18, 2023

Ten top recent works of Black history

At Publishers Weekly David Adams tagged ten "recent works of Black history that everyone should read," including:
Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality by Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Among other remarkable achievements, lawyer and judge Constance Baker Motley helped devise the NAACP’s winning legal strategy in Brown v. Board of Education and ruled on a landmark gender discrimination case against the New York Yankees. Brilliantly balancing the details of Motley’s professional and personal life with lucid legal analysis, this riveting biography shines a well-deserved—and long overdue—spotlight on a remarkable trailblazer.
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--Marshal Zeringue