Lead plaintiff in the case Vivian Calhoun et al. v. A. C. Latimer et al. (Calhoun v. Latimer); a lawsuit filed against the Atlanta, Georgia public schools in 1958 for failing to comply with the 1954 Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas and end public school segregation.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection (Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of a panel of African American leaders including Georgia state senator Leroy Johnson, Reverend J. D. Grier and attorneys Horace T. Ward and William H. Alexander explaining recent demands to the Board of Education, Atlanta, Georgia, 1967 September 25 (Moving images)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of a peace and civil rights rally, Atlanta, Georgia, 1968 April 6 (News)