Judge Robert Lee Carter: Civil Rights Activist & US District Judge

Robert Lee Carter was an civil rights activist and a US District Judge. As a general counsel of the NAACP, he argued and won NAACP v. Alabama (1958) (overturning attempts to gather NAACP membership lists) and Gomillion v. Lightfoot (1960) (stopping racial gerrymandering in Tuskegee, Alabama) in the United States Supreme Court. Carter was born on […]

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