Groundwork - A Biography of Charles Hamilton Houston by Dr. Genna Rae McNeil
For a deeper understanding of Charles Hamilton Houston and his work for Civil Rights, read Dr. Genna Rae McNeils book, Groundwork.
Critics have had this to say about the book:
"McNeil has filled a vast void with this book, and students in contemporary American legal history owe her an immense debt."—Derrick A. Bell, New York
"Thanks now to Groundwork Houston's contributions to the struggle for civil rights, and in particular his pivotal role in the effort to integrate American schools, have been documented."—New York Times
"A moving and long overdue testament of a singularly neglected giant of our history."—Ebony
"The coalescence of speaker, sentiment, and site summarizes the story that is lovingly detailed in the pages of this jewel of American legal history."—St. Louis Globe-Democrat
"The legal community is indebted to Dr. McNeil for her oustanding scholarship."—Harvard Law Review