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A.P. Tureaud, Legendary Louisiana Lawyer: Introduction

Biographical information about A.P. Tureaud, legendary Louisiana civil rights lawyer.


The information in this resource guide is drawn primarily from A More Noble Cause: A.P. Tureaud and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Louisiana, by Alexander P. Tureaud and Rachel L. Emanuel. 

Alexander P. Tureaud, the son of A.P. Tureaud, is an educational consultant, retired school administrator, artist, and public speaker. Rachel L. Emanuel, Director of Publications and Electronic Media at Southern University Law Center, is the writer and producer of the documentaries Journey for Justice: The A. P. Tureaud Story and Taking a Seat for Justice: The 1960 Baton Rouge Sit-Ins.

A.P. Tureaud

Painted portrait of A.P. Tureaud
Black and white photograph portrait of A.P. Tureaud

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