BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY
|BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY|
|George W. Crockett, Jr.|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Michigan's 13th district
November 4, 1980 – January 3, 1991
|Preceded by||Charles Diggs|
|Succeeded by||Barbara-Rose Collins|
|Born||August 10, 1909|
|Died||September 7, 1997 (aged 88)|
|Spouse(s)||Ethelene Jones Crockett|
|Alma mater||Morehouse College|
University of Michigan Law School
As a lawyer
As a judge
As a Congressman
- A Black Judge Speaks. Judicature, 1970, vol 53 (9), pp. 360–365. ISSN: 0022-5800. Discusses discrimination and racism in the courts.
- Freedom is Everybody's Job!. National Non-Partisan Committee. New York, no date (approx 1949 or 1950), 16 pages.
- Michigan Blitzed: A Reagan Budget Case Study. Freedomways, 1981, vol 21 (2), pp 87–92. ISSN: 0016-061X.
- Racism in the Law. Science & Society. 1969, vol. 33 (2), pp. 223–230. ISSN: 0036-8237. Three positive developments hint at the end to racism in the law: 1. black self-awareness, 2. identification of blacks and poor whites as a single class — the poor, and 3. an establishment frightened enough to want reform.
- Reflections of a Jurist on Civil Disobedience. American Scholar, 1971, vol 40 (4), pp 584–591. ISSN: 0003-0937.
- Fallout from a Shootout, Time Magazine, April 11, 1969.
- Thomas, Robert McG., and Chris Calhoun. 2001. 52 McGs.: the best obituaries from legendary New York Times writer Robert McG. Thomas Jr. New York: Scribner. Crockett on pp 165–168.
- Washington, Linn. 1994. Black judges on justice: perspectives from the bench. New York: New Press. Crockett on pp 145–170.
- Solomon, Ricardo A. "George E. Crockett, Jr.: A man of courage and vision" The Michigan Chronicle, August 8 – 14, 2001., page A4. Touching birthday remembrance of former Wayne County Commission chairman's mentor.
- Interview with George W. Crockett, Jr. at Wayne State University.
- Black, Jonathan. 1971. Radical lawyers; their role in the movement and in the courts. [New York]: Avon. Crockett on pp 113 – 114.
- Davis, Benjamin J. 1969. Communist councilman from Harlem; autobiographical notes written in a Federal penitentiary. New York: International Publishers.
- United States. District Court. New York (Southern District). The case of United States of America v. William Z. Foster, Eugene Dennis John B. Williamson, Jacob Stachel, Robert G. Thompson, Benjamin J. Davis, Jr., Henry Winston, John Gates, Irving Potash, Gilbert Green, Carl Winter, Gus Hall. National Civil Rights Congress, New York. 1948, 56p