Black, White, and Brown: the Landmark School Desegregation Case In Retrospect / Edition 1

Black, White, and Brown: the Landmark School Desegregation Case In Retrospect / Edition 1

by Melvin Urofsky, Clare Cushman, Urofsky
     
 

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the historic Supreme Court decision striking down the "separate but equal" principle and outlawing segregated schools, Cushman (Director of Publications, Supreme Court Historical Society) and Urofsky (Chairman of the Board of Editors, Journal of Supreme Court History) present a collection of retrospective articles onSee more details below

Overview

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the historic Supreme Court decision striking down the "separate but equal" principle and outlawing segregated schools, Cushman (Director of Publications, Supreme Court Historical Society) and Urofsky (Chairman of the Board of Editors, Journal of Supreme Court History) present a collection of retrospective articles on the history and impact of Brown vs. Board of Education. The papers primarily focus on the constitutional and legal aspects of the case and address pre-and post-decision events. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568029115
Publisher:
Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.84(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword
"Among the most humane moments in all our history" : Brown v. Board of Education in historical perspective1
Post-Plessy, pre-Brown : "logical exactness" in enforcing equal rights47
Before Brown : the racial integration of American higher education67
Justice Robert H. Jackson and segregation : a study of the limitations and proper basis of judicial action89
A plea for the demise of a stubborn myth117
Linda Brown and the fight for educational equality151
A time to lose157
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954), (1955)171
Illustrations184
Brown v. Board of Education revisited193
African-American rights after Brown203
The battle over Brown's legitimacy241
Brown as a classroom icon275
Legacies and lessons297
Selected bibliography319

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