Before Brown: Heman Marion Sweatt, Thurgood Marshall, and the Long Road to Justiceby Gary M. Lavergne
The inspiring story of the courageous Houston mailman whose struggle to attend the University of Texas School of Law provided the precedent for the landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka that ended segregation in public education.
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GARY M. LAVERGNE is the author of Worse Than Death: The Dallas Nightclub Murders and the Texas Multiple Murder Law, Bad Boy From Rosebud: The Murderous Life of Kenneth Allen McDuff, and A Sniper in the Tower: The Charles Whitman Murders. He has appeared on Dateline NBC, the Today Show, the History Channel, Biography, American Justice, the Discovery Channel, and many other network and cable news programs. Currently, he serves as Director of Admissions Research for the University of Texas at Austin.
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