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 and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146681

Description

xxiii, 300 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Trials, litigation, etc.
Free African Americans Civil rights History.
African Americans Segregation History.
Segregation in education History.
Free African Americans
African American girls
Race relations.
History.

Originator

Kendrick, Stephen, 1954-
Kendrick, Paul, 1983-

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.

Publication

Boston : Beacon Press

Description

xxiii, 300 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [274]-288) and index.

ISBN

0807050180 (alk. paper)
9780807050187 (alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks F73.9.N4 K46 2004

Other People and Orgs

Roberts, Sarah C., b. 1844

Material Type

Biography.

Places

Massachusetts Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Beacon Hill (Boston, Mass.)