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Fred Gray

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Creator:Key, Barclay
Title:Fred Gray
Date:2008 Apr. 15
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Encyclopedia article about Fred Gray, a prominent Alabama civil rights attorney whose clients have included Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and the victims of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study. When he opened his Montgomery law office in 1954, Gray was one of the few African American attorneys in the state. His career blossomed in the context of the civil rights movement, as he played a pivotal role in dismantling legal segregation in the state.

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Types:Articles | Interactive Resource
Subjects:Gray, Fred D., 1930- | African American lawyers--Alabama--Montgomery | Lawyers--Alabama--Montgomery | African American civil rights workers--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights workers--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights movements--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Montgomery | African Americans--Alabama--Montgomery | African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights--Alabama--Montgomery | African Americans--Segregation--Alabama--Montgomery | Segregation--Alabama--Montgomery | Race discrimination--Alabama--Montgomery | Montgomery (Ala.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Montgomery Improvement Association | Segregation in education--Alabama--Montgomery | School integration--Alabama--Montgomery | Legislators--Alabama | African Americans--Politics and government | African American clergy--Alabama--Montgomery | Clergy--Alabama--Montgomery | Churches of Christ--Alabama | Montgomery (Ala.) | Montgomery County (Ala.) | Alabama
Collection:Encyclopedia of Alabama
Institution:Encyclopedia of Alabama
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Alabama (Project)
Online Publisher:[Auburn, Ala.] : Alabama Humanities Foundation and Auburn University | 2008-04-15
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