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Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality

Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston MA

Jan 26 2022
Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality

Award-winning legal historian Tomiko Brown-Nagin brings Motley to life and dramatically fills out the picture of some of the most profound judicial and societal changes made in twentieth-century America.

VIRTUAL BOOK TALK | Tomiko Brown-Nagin in conversation with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

“[An] immersive and eye-opening biography . . . Brilliantly balancing the details of Motley’s professional and personal life with lucid legal analysis, this riveting account shines a well-deserved—and long overdue—spotlight on a remarkable trailblazer.”
—Publishers Weekly, *starred review*

Constance Baker Motley was expected to find herself a good career as a hairdresser. Instead, she became the first

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