Skip to content

Tag: Clifford Durr

Disrupters & Interlopers: Clifford Durr

Clifford Durr was a lawyer perhaps most famous for his defense of Rosa Parks after her December 1, 1955 arrest in Montgomery, Alabama, though his work for social justice reached further than that well-known case. Along with his wife Virginia, Clifford Durr was prominent among the group of white Southern progressives who help to change the social and political landscape of the region. Clifford Judkins Durr was born in 1899 to a wealthy and prominent family in Montgomery, Alabama, and later attended the University of Alabama and Oxford University. After… Read more Disrupters & Interlopers: Clifford Durr