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The August 2018 update includes twenty new essays, with a focus on the broad varieties of American feminism and civil rights activism. Highlights include Fred Korematsu, who took his case against World War II internment camps to the Supreme Court, and Molly Yard, feminist and president of the National Organization for Women. Subscribe by RSS feed for updates.
Constance Baker Motley (1921–2005) was an African-American civil rights lawyer, politician, and judge. She was the first African-American woman appointed to the federal judiciary, and her formidable courtroom skills and calm demeanor earned her the moniker, “The Civil Rights Queen.”