Narrator Karen Chilton channels the energy and passion of Constance Baker Motley, the first Black woman appointed to the federal court. The young Motley was the first in her family to go to college. Later, her law career unfolded seamlessly. Chilton's calm, powerful delivery captures the courageous Motley's defense of James Meredith, the first Black man to enroll in the segregated University of Mississippi after Brown v. Board of Education. Meredith had repeatedly been turned away. But Motley never wavered; she won. Through the talented Chilton, listeners learn Motley's little-known story, an iconic part of Civil Rights history from the twentieth century. E.E.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2022]
Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2022
DD ISBN 9780593456224 $25.00
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2022
DD ISBN 9780593456231 $95.00
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