Melvin J. Banks, The Pursuit of Equality: The Movement for First Class Citizenship Among Negroes in Texas, 1920–1950 (Ph.D. dissertation, Syracuse University, 1962). Michael L. Gillette, The NAACP in Texas, 1937–1957 (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Texas at Austin, 1984). Richard Kluger, Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America's Struggle for Equality (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004). New York Times, December 15, 1968. Report of U. Simpson Tate, Regional Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., Southwest Region, NAACP II, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington. Robert J. Robertson, Fair Ways: How Six Black Golfers Won Civil Rights in Beaumont, Texas (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2005). Amilcar Shabazz, Advancing Democracy: African Americans and the Struggle for Access and Equity in Higher Education in Texas (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004).
- African Americans
- Activism and Social Reform
- Civic Leaders
- North Texas
- Dallas/Fort Worth Region
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Robert J. Robertson, “Tate, U. Simpson,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed October 19, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/tate-u-simpson.
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