The march for civil rights : the Benjamin Hooks story /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson), 1925-
Corporate Author: American Bar Association
Other Authors: Guess, Jerry
Format: Book
Published: Chicago, Ill. : ABA, c2003
Series:ABA biography series
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Table of 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