Alexander Tsesis is assistant professor of law at Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law. His previous books include The Thirteenth Amendment and American Freedom: A Legal History and Destructive Messages: How Hate Speech Paves the Way for Harmful Social Movements. He lives in Chicago and Milwaukee.
“We Shall Overcome is a comprehensive history of Civil Rights and
the Law in the United States from the revolutionary era to the
present. . . . a fine syntheses of the evolution of legal
developments concerning Native Americans, sex equity, including
discrimination based on sexual orientation, and discrimination
based on national origin and language.”—Mary Frances Berry,