United States Supreme Court
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|Friends, Associates||Mary Agnes Hamilton||
MAH 's memoirs give detailed and affectionate pen-portraits of innumerable friends, made both at home and in many of the other countries she travelled or worked in. Many of her English friends are known names...
It has also become controversial: it is one of the respected titles discussed in Hit List: Frequently Challenged Books for Young Adults, a book put out by the
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Carson McCullers||
Time ticks on for J. T. Malone and for history. The civil rights struggle comes to Milan and violence ensues. Sherman, after carrying out one or two ineffectual gestures, and betraying his friendship with Jester...
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Toni Morrison||
Clarence Thomas, the first black justice appointed to the US Supreme Court , was cleared of the accusations of Anita Hill that he had sexually harrassed her. Thomas's appointment was already controversial on account of...
Nine black youths were tried in Scottsboro, Alabama, for allegedly raping two white women three weeks before; the death sentences passed on them were overturned by the US Supreme Court the following year.
14 May 1961
A group of Freedom Riders, both black and white, challenging the de facto segregation of long-distance buses in the US South were ambushed and beaten by white supremacists, who burned the bus.
13 June 1971
22 January 1973