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By Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher

ISBN-10: 0585156042

ISBN-13: 9780585156040

ISBN-10: 0806128194

ISBN-13: 9780806128191

A question of Black and White is the non-public tale of an Oklahoma lady whose struggle to achieve an schooling shaped a vital episode within the civil rights flow. Born in Chickasha, Oklahoma, of oldsters just one new release faraway from slavery, Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher turned the plaintiff in a landmark U.S. ideally suited court docket case that laid the basis for the eventual desegregation of faculties (and a lot else) in America.A topic of Black and White resounds with virtually common human themes-childhood, tuition, acquaintances, colleagues, group, and a love that lasted an entire life.

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As Judge J. " Sipuel was indeed a cornerstone in the building of this key case. As Professor Harry F. , noted: [in Brown] a unanimous Supreme Court led by Earl Warren accepted the principles first articulated by Marshall in Sipuel. Exclusion of blacks on the basis of race automatically created a badge of inferiority. No educational opportunity could be equal if the excluded group suffered such stigma. Desegregation, no phony equalization, was the appropriate demand of the Fourteenth Amendment's equal protection clause.

Argo kept an ice plano who ran their enterprises behind segregation's walls. There were a number of others businesses, including a funeral parlor, a cleaning shop, two barbershops, and a taxi company that ran two cabs. There were also a drugstore, several restaurants, barbecue houses, and beer parlors. At different times there were about six grocery stores. As in most communities there was an unadvertised but not unknown "red light" district, its name identifying yet another form of enterprise.

Elected general overseer of the new denomination, Mason accepted the title of bishop and proceeded to preach and organize new churches. Some of these were black, others were white. In fact, in the early years of this century the Churches of God in Christ included as many predominantly white congregations as black. As the recognized leader of a legally charted body, Mason also ordained other Pentecostal ministers, both white and black. One of them was my father, Travis B. Sipuel. I know little of the background of my father's family and his own early life.

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