Thursday, March 20, 2014

DOCSPOT: Justice is a Black Woman:Story of Constance Baker Motley


Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Gary Ford is currently touring the country to promote the Congressional Tribute to Constance Baker Motley Act of 2013, with his film Justice Is A Black Woman: The Life & Work Of Constance Baker Motley.

The feature-length award-winning documentary based on the dissertation research of Gary Ford, chronicles the inspirational life of Constance Baker Motley. After being brought to the Legal Defense and Educational Fund by Thurgood Marshall, Motley became the lead lawyer in desegregation and trespass prosecution cases throughout the South after 1954, and won nine of ten cases before the U.S. Supreme Court from 1961-1965.

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