Charles Hamilton Houston - prominent lawyer and was the dean of Howard University Law School. Original and main strategist of equality in education. Trained Thurgood Marshall and other to lead what is now known as the Brown vs Board of Education of Topeka, KS. See the film "The Man Who Killed Jim Crow" to learn about Houston's life.
Transgender 6-Year-Old Wins Civil Rights Case In Colorado First-grader Coy Mathis will be able to return to school after winning the right to use the girls’ bathroom in a civil case against her elementary school. The first of a kind victory is being hailed as a “triumph for fairness.”
Civil rights lawyer Constance Baker Motley fought for landmark civil rights cases that slowly unraveled segregation in mid-century America; notably, she fought for the case that successfully won James Meredith the right to integrate the University of Mississippi in 1962.