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Former slave John Wesley Cromwell (1846-1927) was an educator, lawyer, Republican, and journalist. He acquired his law degree at Howard University and likely was the first black attorney to argue before the Interstate Commerce Commission. He also published and edited the People's Advocate, a weekly newspaper, organized the Republican Party, and helped found the American Negro Academy.
Dovey Johnson Roundtree is a civil rights activist, ordained minister, and attorney. She is noted for her 1955 victory before the Interstate Commerce Commission in the first bus desegregation case to be brought before the ICC resulted in the only explicit repudiation of the “separate but equal” doct...Dovey Johnson Roundtree is a civil rights activist, ordained minister, and attorney. She is noted for her 1955 victory before the Interstate Commerce Commission in the first bus desegregation…
On September 22, 1961, after six months of protests, arrests, and press conferences by the Freedom Riders, the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) finally outlawed discriminatory seating practices on interstate bus transit and ordered the removal of "whites only" signs from interstate bus terminals by November 1. Activists vowed to step up the pressure to enforce the ruling. #TodayInBlackHistory
North Alabama Express. an Alabama Corporation Aaa Cooper Transportation Inc. an Alabama Corporation Alabama Public Service Commission Milan Express Inc. Intervenors v. The Interstate Commerce Commission and the United States of America Averitt Express Inc. Deaton Inc. Intervenors 996 F.2d 1072 11th Cir. (1993)
Chairman of a group of Craig County officials speaks out against an Interstate Commerce Commission ruling which authorizes the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway to abandon a branch line in the county - University of Virginia - Virgo