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Oral history interview with Judge Constance Motley covering their role and impressions of the Brown v. Board case. Constance decided to pursue a career as a lawyer and worked for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund team. She assisted on one of the four other school segregation cases being tried around the same time of the Brown v. Board of Education case. Following the Brown decision, she was involved in school cases in Atlanta, Savannah, Brunswick, and Albany, Georgia, as well as twelve cases in Florida. in September of 1966 she became the first female African American federal judge.

Date: October 6, 1992

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Constance Motley Interview Constance Motley Interview

Item Number: 514633
Call Number: Brown v. Topeka Board of Education Oral History Collection, Coll. # 251
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 514633

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