Gloria Allred. Civil Rights Lawyer with emphasis on women's rights. "if people call me names I see that as a victory, because i know they don't have any good argument on the merits." "men of quality are not threatened by a woman of equality"
What Is a Civil Rights Lawyer? "An attorney who works with clients on grounds of discrimination, sexual harassment or other human rights is known as a civil rights attorney." /// The color of that person's skin is not a justifiable reason." Read more : http://www.ehow.com/about_5336372_civil-rights-lawyer.html
Pauli Murray, civil rights lawyer and Episcopal priest, was born in 1910. She became the first African American person to earn a doctorate at Yale Law School in 1965. Murray also co-founded the National Organization for Women. In 1977, Murray made history again when she became ordained as an Episcopal priest.
Florynce Kennedy, civil rights lawyer, feminist, political activist, eccentric, New York, August 1, 1969; Photograph by Richard Avedon. In the 1970s Kennedy traveled the lecture circuit with writer Gloria Steinem. If a man asked the pair if they were lesbians — a stereotype of feminists at the time — Flo would quote TiGrace Atkinson and answer, "Are you my alternative?" In 1974, People magazine wrote that she was "The biggest, loudest and, indisputably, the rudest mouth on the…
Ms. Seidenberg, a civil rights lawyer, is best known for successfully suing McSorley’s Old Ale House in a case in which a judge found that sex discrimination in public accommodations is unconstitutional.
Women Were Included in the Civil Rights Act as a Joke And a racist joke, at that. But working women and black civil rights lawyers had the last laugh when they brought women’s workplace rights to the courts and won.