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Mamie Katherine Phipps Clark

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Creator:Butler, Stephen N.
Title:Mamie Katherine Phipps Clark

Biographical entry on Mamie Katherine Phipps Clark, Hot Springs, Arkansas native who was the first African-American Woman to receive a doctorate in psychology from Columbia University. Clark's research with regard to the "separate but equal" doctrine was instrumental in the 1954 case, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.

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Subjects:Clark, Mamie Phipps | African Americans--Civil rights | African Americans--Education | African American civil rights workers--Biography | Race discrimination--Arkansas | Segregation in education--Arkansas | Segregation--Arkansas | Columbia University | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | African American psychologists--Biography | United States, Arkansas, Hot Springs | United States, Arkansas, Garland County
Collection:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Institution:Richard C. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
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