Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age - Chapter 7 "Freedman, Sons of God, Americans" Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 "Freedman, Sons of God, Americans" Summary

In Manhattan, an official of the NAACP, James Weldon Johnson, reads the news stories about the events in Detroit. It is a good opportunity and cause for his organization. Johnson also grew up in Florida and he was the first black to be admitted to the Florida bar. He is also an accomplished musician and writer and has served in the consular service. Johnson is the Executive Secretary of the NAACP and manages its day-to-day operations. Johnson wires the Detroit's branch for information about the Sweet case. McKinney wires back for assistance and asks for Walter White to immediately come to Detroit. The NAACP has its next national campaign, the cause of the Sweets.

Under Johnson's leadership the NAACP has won major victories in the courts against the practice of segregation...

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