Biography

Gilbert King

Gilbert King has written about U.S. Supreme Court history for the New York Times and the Washington Post, and is a featured contributor to Smithsonian magazine’s history blog, Past Imperfect. He is the author of THE EXECUTION OF WILLIE FRANCIS: Race, Murder, and the Search for Justice in the American South. He lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters.

Gilbert King

Books by Gilbert King

by Gilbert King - History, Nonfiction

Gilbert King shines new light on remarkable civil rights crusader Thurgood Marshall, setting his rich and driving narrative against the heroic backdrop of a case that U.S. Supreme Court justice Robert Jackson decried as “one of the best examples of one of the worst menaces to American justice.”