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Constance Baker Motley's Profile

Brief about Constance Baker Motley: By info that we know Constance Baker Motley was born at 1921-09-14. And also Constance Baker Motley is American Activist.

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The legal difference between the sit-ins and the Freedom Riders was significant.

Tags: Between, Freedom, Legal

The middle class, in the white population, encompasses a wide swath.

Tags: Class, Middle, White

The women's rights movement of the 1970s had not yet emerged; except for Bella Abzug, I had no women supporters.

Tags: Except, Rights, Women

There appears to be no limit as to how far the women's revolution will take us.

Tags: Far, Revolution, Women

There is no longer a single common impediment to blacks emerging in this society.

Tags: Common, Single, Society

Today's white majority is largely silent about the race question.

Tags: Question, Silent, Today

Too many whites still see blacks as a group apart.

Tags: Apart, Blacks, Group

We African Americans have now spent the major part of the 20th Century battling racism.

Tags: African, Century, Racism

We Americans entered a new phase in our history - the era of integration - in 1954.

Tags: Era, History, Phase

When I was 15, I decided I wanted to be a lawyer. No one thought this was a good idea.

Tags: Good, Thought, Wanted

When Thurgood Marshall became a lawyer, race relations in the United States were particularly bad.

Tags: Bad, Race, United

Whites would rather not be involved in race matters, I think.

Tags: Matters, Race, Rather

Columbia Law School men were being drafted, and suddenly women who had done well in college were considered acceptable candidates for the vacant seats.

Tags: Men, School, Women

I got the chance to argue my first case in Supreme Court, a criminal case arising in Alabama that involved the right of a defendant to counsel at a critical stage in a capital case before a trial.

Tags: Chance, Involved, Stage

I remember being infuriated from the top of my head to the tip of my toes the first time a screen was put around Bob Carter and me on a train leaving Washington in the 1940s.

Tags: Leaving, Remember, Time

In high school, I discovered myself. I was interested in race relations and the legal profession. I read about Lincoln and that he believed the law to be the most difficult of professions.

Tags: Law, Legal, School

New Orleans may well have been the most liberal Deep South city in 1954 because of its large Creole population, the influence of the French, and its cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Tags: Deep, Influence, May

I rejected the notion that my race or sex would bar my success in life.

Tags: Life, Sex, Success

In high school, I won a prize for an essay on tuberculosis. When I got through writing the essay, I was sure I had the disease.

Tags: High, School, Writing

King consciously steered away from legal claims and instead relied on civil disobedience.

Tags: Away, King, Legal
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