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Title A more noble cause : A.P. Tureaud and the struggle for civil rights in Louisiana : a personal biography / Rachel L. Emanuel and Alexander P. Tureaud, Jr.
Imprint Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2011.

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 Main Stacks  E185.93.L6 E63 2011    AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 293 p., [14] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Tureaud, Alexander Pierre, 1899-1972.
African American civil rights workers -- Louisiana -- Biography.
Civil rights workers -- Louisiana -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Louisiana -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Louisiana -- History -- 20th century.
Segregation -- Louisiana -- History -- 20th century.
Segregation in education -- Louisiana -- History -- 20th century.
School integration -- Louisiana -- History -- 20th century.
Louisiana -- Race relations.
Contents Underestimated and misperceived -- Of creole heritage -- Educating Alex -- Southern exodus -- Preparing for a legal career -- Return to New Orleans -- Meeting Lucille -- Growing community involvement -- The war years -- NAACP lawyer -- Law and fatherhood -- "Separate but equal" strengthened in the face of desegregation -- Desegregation of primary and secondary schools -- The politician -- Desegregation battles after Brown -- Enforcing Brown's mandate in New Orleans grade schools -- Catholics and desegregation -- More to the desegregation mandate -- Reconstructing public education -- More direct action -- Courts are the way -- Race against time.
Other Author Tureaud, Alexander P., 1936-
Other Title A.P. Tureaud and the struggle for civil rights in Louisiana.