Representing the Race
Representing the Race tells the story of African American lawyers who, during the era of segregation, confronted a tension between their racial and professional identities. Their untold stories pose the unsettling question: What, ultimately, does it mean to “represent” a minority group in the give-and-take of American law and politics?
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Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights LawyerUser Review - Molly McArdle - Book Verdict
A collective biography of the black American lawyers who worked in the era of segregation, including future Supreme Court justice Thurgood Marshall and lesser-known figures such as Loren Miller. Read full review