Have you ever heard of Charles Hamilton Houston?
Known as “the man who KILLED Jim Crow”, he was the first who used the Supreme Court to fight racist policies, including Plessy vs Ferguson, the 1896 “separate, but equal” rule that enabled Jim Crow.
A MAJOR HERO!
If you want further insight, check our book recommendations:
- Groundwork: Charles Hamilton Houston and the Struggle for Civil Rights
- Root and Branch: Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall, and the Struggle to End Segregation
What are the “next steps” for progress? Do you have any ideas?