ERIC Number: EJ612427
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Samuel Wilbert Tucker: The Unsung Hero of the School Desegregation Movement.
Ackerman, S. J.
Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, n28 p98-103 Sum 2000
Presents the life and career story of Samuel Wilbert Tucker, a lawyer who was an unsung leader in the civil rights struggle. Tucker became Virginia's NAACP lead lawyer in the ongoing legal challenge to segregation, systematically attacking school segregation. He devoted his life to ensuring a good education for the next generation of black students. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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