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text Streetcar to justice : how Elizabeth Jennings won the right to ride in New York

Summary

Reveals the little-known story of Elizabeth Jennings, a young African American woman whose refusal to leave a segregated Manhattan streetcar in 1854 led to a court case that marked a victory in the fight to desegregate New York's public transportation.

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143 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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TADL-WOOD J 921 JEN in Juvenile Nonfiction Available

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