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Title: Russell B. Sugarmon, 2007
Contributor: Sugarmon, Russell B., Jr.
Davis, Francesca
Holly, James
Keywords: Oral history;Interviews;Civil rights;Memphis (Tenn.);Crossroads to Freedom;Law;Politics
Issue Date: 23-May-2007
Publisher: Rhodes College
Description: Judge Russell B. Sugarmon Jr. is a prominent Memphian who fought to combat racism and establish civil rights during his long lasting legal and political career. During his career, he practiced law in one of the nation's first integrated law firms, was elected to the Tennessee Democratic Party Executive Committee, and two years later ran successfully for the State Senate. He also served as a member of the the NAACP and the ACLU.This interview was conducted in 2007 to be included in the Rhodes College Crossroads to Freedom Digital Archive Project. 2007-05-23
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