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Sarah's long walk : the free Blacks of Boston and how their struggle for equality changed America / Stephen Kendrick and Paul Kendrick.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Kendrick, Paul, 1983-
Kendrick, Stephen, 1954-
Publication
Boston : Beacon Press
Contents
Introduction : Brown and before -- A star in the East. The lawyer ; Slopes of Beacon Hill ; Through the vestry window ; First class ; Mr. Prejudice -- Equality before the law. The client ; A gathering tempest ; No neutrals ; A Brahmin of Black Beacon Hill ; The argument ; A doctrine is born -- Let us be bold. Vigilance ; New alliances, new divisions ; So close to passing ; September 3, 1855 ; Rock the cradle of liberty -- Epilogue : Brown and beyond.
Date
c2004.
Description
xxiii, 300 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [274]-288) and index.
ISBN
0807050180 (alk. paper)
9780807050187 (alk. paper)
GUSN
146681
Call Number
Stacks F73.9.N4 K46 2004
Other People and Orgs
Roberts, Sarah C., b. 1844
Descriptive terms
African American girls
African Americans Segregation History.
Free African Americans
Free African Americans Civil rights History.
History.
Race relations.
Segregation in education History.
Trials, litigation, etc.
Material Type
Biography.
Places
Beacon Hill (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Massachusetts Boston

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