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?

Cover: Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer, from Harvard University Press

Read about the latest updates in the Miriam Carey Shooting Case including police policies.

Annual Silent Protest for the Shooting Death of Miriam Carey

Petition: FULL Disclosure Regarding the Shooting Death of Miriam Iris Carey

Civil Rights Lawyer Michelle Alexander Speaks Out Against Mass Incarceration: the “New Jim Crow”

Civil Rights Lawyer Michelle Alexander Speaks Against Mass Incarceration: the “New Jim Crow”

https://www.avedonfoundation.orgFlorynce Kennedy, civil rights lawyer, New York City, August 1, 1969  .  “Revolutionary doesn’t always mean that you’re cocking a gun. Revolutionary means that you go precisely the opposite to the way the establishment had you programmed.  And that’s why, when Richard Avedon uses all the prestige that the establishment had given him against them, that to me is a revolutionary act.” #richardavedon #floryncekennedy

https://www.avedonfoundation.orgFlorynce Kennedy, civil rights lawyer, New York City, August 1, 1969 . “Revolutionary doesn’t always mean that you’re cocking a gun. Revolutionary means that you go precisely the opposite to the way the establishment had you programmed. And that’s why, when Richard Avedon uses all the prestige that the establishment had given him against them, that to me is a revolutionary act.” #richardavedon #floryncekennedy

Veteran Toronto civil rights lawyer Charles Roach dies at 79

Veteran Toronto civil rights lawyer Charles Roach dies at 79

Veteran Toronto civil rights lawyer Charles Roach dies at 79 - The Globe and Mail

Belle Knox’s Latest Interview Proves She’s Actually On Her Way To Becoming An Excellent Civil Rights Lawyer

Belle Knox wins over Bethenny Frankel’s audience with the maturity and intelligence of a woman twice her age.

‘The Carey Family Files $150 Mil Tort Claim Alleging Cover-Up’ | The Sanders Firm, P.C. - New York Civil Rights Lawyer

‘The Carey Family Files $150 Million Dollar Amended Federal Tort Claim Alleging Cover-Up’

New York Civil Rights Lawyer Eric Sanders, Esq., of The Sanders Firm, P., alleges former Officer Erica Rivera was terminated in violation of her civil rights

Black NYPD Off-Duty Officer 'Choked' Yet He Is Disciplined | The Sanders Firm, P.C. - New York Civil Rights Lawyer

Black NYPD Off-Duty Officer ‘Choked’ Yet He Is Disciplined

The lawsuit alleges that the New York City Parks Department has a long history of discriminating against its minority employees.

He succeeded Thurgood Marshall to lead the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund.

Jack Greenberg, civil rights lawyer who helped argue Brown v. Board, dies at 91

Jack Greenberg, civil rights lawyer who helped argue Brown v. Board, dies at 91 - The Washington Post

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