“As a lawyer, she helped win a landmark ban on racial segregation in interstate bus travel, and her representation of poor black defendants — including her successful defense of a man accused of the notorious murder of a Georgetown socialite in 1964 — blazed new trails for black lawyers.”
Celebrating a black woman who thrived in a Washington ruled by white men – Washington Post.
3 thoughts on “Dovey Johnson Roundtree”
An inspiring story KJ, sadly like most others I’d never heard of her. And lived to 104 – must have been something for her to see the world change around her.
I had not heard of Dovey Johnson Roundtree before I read this article. One can only imagine the challenges she faced during her time. She still managed to do good.