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A.P. Tureaud, Legendary Louisiana Lawyer: References

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

Cover of book titled: "A more noble cause: A.P. Tureaud and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Louisiana," with Tureaud pictured below the title.The information in this guide is drawn primarily from A More Noble Cause: A.P. Tureaud and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Louisiana (Louisiana State University Press, 2011) by Rachel L. Emanuel and Alexander P. Tureaud Jr. Audio of Tureaud Sr. discussing his life and legacy along with interviews with his family and colleagues is available in the film documentary Journey for Justice: The A.P. Tureaud Story.

A.P. Tureaud's historical papers can be found at the Tulane University Amistad Research Center. 


For more information on civil rights legal battles and the struggles and victories in Louisiana, check out:

Black, White, and Catholic: New Orleans Interracialism, 1947-1956 by R. Bentley Anderson (Vanderbilt University Press, 2005)

Champion of Civil Rights: Judge John Minor Wisdom by Joel William Friedman (Louisiana State University Press, 2009)

Crusaders in the Courts: Legal Battles of the Civil Rights Movement by Jack Greenberg (Twelve Tables Press, 2004)

Groundwork: Charles Hamilton Houston and the Struggle for Civil Rights by Genna Rae McNeil (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983)

Groundwork: Local Black Freedom Movements in America by Jeanne Theoharis and Komozi Woodard (New York University, 2005)

Invisible Activists: Women of the Louisiana NAACP and the Struggle for Civil Rights, 1915-1945 by Lee Sartain (Louisiana State University Press, 2007)

Laws, Customs and Rights: Charles Hatfield and His Family: A Louisiana History by Evelyn Wilson (Heritage Books, 2004)

Our Minds on Freedom: Women and the Struggle for Black Equality in Louisiana, 1924-1967 by Shannon L. Frystak (Louisiana State University Press, 2009)

Race & Democracy: The Civil Rights Struggle in Louisiana, 1915-1972 by Adam Fairclough (University of Georgia Press, 1995)

Righteous Lives: Narratives of the New Orleans Civil Rights Movement by Kim Lacy Rogers (New York University Press, 1993)

The Second Battle of New Orleans: The Hundred-Year Struggle to Integrate the Schools by Liva Baker (HarperCollins, 1996)

Witness to Change: From Jim Crow to Political Empowerment by Sybil Haydel Morial (John F. Blair, 2015)

Witness to the Truth: My Struggle for Human Rights in Louisiana by John H. Scott with Cleo Scott Brown (University of South Carolina Press, 2003)