Despite Sarah Mae Flemming's key influence on ending segregation, her impact still remains largely obscured in texts and popular thinking about the Civil Rights Movement. As we don't have many texts about her or that even mention her name, we have curated a list of titles that put her experience and impact into context, providing titles that discuss the fight and power of constitutional litigation, grassroots advocacy, contributions of everyday people, the pivotal Montgomery Bus Boycott, and more.
The following print books and/or ebooks have been selected based on their relevance to the monthly topic. Some of the print titles are on display on the library's main floor by the Reference Section while others are on the library shelves however, all titles may be checked out. Books in print will include a call number. Click on the title hyperlink to see more information about the book in the Ikeda Library catalog as well as to access the ebooks by then clicking on the "View eBook" button in the catalog record. A new page will open for you to select your preferred reading option: read the book in the online eReader or download to your smart device. Click here for detailed instructions.