The Promise of Justice: Essays on Brown vs. Board of Education

The Promise of Justice: Essays on Brown vs. Board of Education

by Mac A. Stewart



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814210871
Publisher: Ohio State University Press
Publication date: 07/08/2008
Edition description: 2
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Mac A. Stewart is special assistant to the president for diversity and a vice provost at The Ohio State University.

Table of Contents

Foreword and Acknowledgments Mac A. Stewart ix

Chapter 1 The Promise of Brown: Desegregation, Affirmative Action and the Struggle for Racial Equality Manning Marable 1

Chapter 2 What are the Ultimate Meaning and Significance of Brown v. Board of Education? A Note on Justice, Constitutionalism, and the Human Person Samuel Dubois Cook 15

Chapter 3 The Continuing Spirit of the Brown Decision of the Supreme Court Charles V. Willie 28

Chapter 4 Observing the Fiftieth Anniversary of the 1954 United States Supreme Court School Desegregation Decision in Brown v. The Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas Charles U. Smith 38

Chapter 5 Remembering Little Rock, 1957 Lester P. Monts 59

Chapter 6 Frasier v. UNC-A Personal Account Ralph K. Frasier 67

Chapter 7 Brown v. Board and Columbus Robert M. Duncan 80

Chapter 8 A Bi-Generational Narrative on the Brown v. Board Decision Adia M. Harvey William B. Harvey 91

Chapter 9 Why All Deliberate Speed? Using Brown to Understand Brown John A. Powell 102

Chapter 10 Brown's Legacy: The Promises and Pitfalls of Judicial Relief Deborah Jones Merritt 128

Chapter 11 The Not So Strange Path of Desegregation in America's Public Schools Philip T. K. Daniel 134

Chapter 12 The Big Disconnect between Segregation and Integration Vincene Verdun 150

Chapter 13 Brown v. Board of Education at Fifty: Where Are We Now? Janine Hancock Jones Charles R. Hancock 174

Chapter 14 Children of Brown Mac A. Stewart 185

Select Bibliography 191

Contributors 196

Index 203

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