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A Matter of Black and White

The Autobiography of ADA Lois Sipuel Fisher

Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher


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A Matter of Black and White is the personal story of an Oklahoma woman whose fight to gain an education formed a crucial episode in the civil rights movement. Born in Chickasha, Oklahoma, of parents only one generation removed from slavery, Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher became the plaintiff in a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that laid the foundation for the eventual desegregation of schools (and much else) in America.

A Matter of Black and White resounds with almost universal human themes-childhood, school, friends, colleagues, community, and a love that lasted a lifetime.

University of Oklahoma Press, 9780806164823, 228pp.

Publication Date: September 17, 2019