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Sunday, February 26, 2023

In Baily v Patterson, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled in 1963 that no group of people could be discriminated against on the basis of race during the use of interstate and intrastate transportation. This included buses, planes and other forms of transportation.

  • Mighty Justice: The Untold Story of Civil Rights Trailblazer Dovey Johnson Roundtree by Jabari Asim, Dovey Johnson Roundtree, and Katie McCabe. A young reader’s adaptation of Mighty Justice: My Life in Civil Rights, the memoir of activist and trailblazer Dovey Johnson Roundtree, by Katie McCabe. was one of the first Black women to break the racial and gender barriers in the US Army; a fierce attorney in the segregated courtrooms of Washington, DC; and a minister in the AME church, where women had never before been ordained as clergy. In 1955, Roundtree won a landmark bus desegregation case that eventually helped end “separate but equal” and dismantle Jim Crow laws across the South.