Elreta Alexander Ralston: Dedicated Career to Civil Rights and Challenging the Segregationist South

Elreta Melton Alexander Ralston was a pioneering attorney who is remembered for defending Charles Yoes, who stood with three other men of raping a white woman, Mary Lou Marion. Ralston was born in Smithfield, North Carolina. She was the daughter of a Baptist minister and a teacher and grew up comfortably as a part of […]

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