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Jewel of the South: Civil Rights Biography of Rev. Dr. L.E. Bennett

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By Sharon K. Bennett

In the 1950s and 1960s, the war against racism and inequality raged in America. Rev. Dr. L.E. Bennett furthered his activity past the voting booth in civil rights, spurred by the in-person speech from John F. Kennedy (J.F.K.) in front of the Alamo on September 12, 1960, in San Antonio, Texas. Through many trials, he fought bigotry and successfully integrated the business behemoth of Southwestern Bell/ AT&T—putting his life and his family at risk. These actions earned him a Political Education Award from Roy Wilkins, president of the NAACP, and a certificate from the Wall of Tolerance signed by Ms. Rosa Parks.

Follow this man's remarkable journey of change.


Publisher: Author House
Paperback: 254 pages
6" x 0.6" x 9"

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