African Americans and the living Constitution / edited by John Hope Franklin and Genna Rae McNeil
- Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- xv, 364 pages ; 23 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Franklin, John Hope, 1915-2009
McNeil, Genna Rae
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- Slavery, the Constitution, and the Founding Fathers : the African American vision / Mary Frances Berry -- Race and the Constitution in the nineteenth century / John Hope Franklin -- Black lawyers and the twentieth-century struggle for constitutional change / Darlene Clark Hine -- Youth initiative in the African American struggle for racial justice and constitutional rights : the city-wide young people's forum of Baltimore, 1931-1941 / Genna Rae McNeil -- Race, the courts, and constitutional change in twentieth-century school desegregation cases after Brown : a participant's perspective / Wiley A. Branton -- Remembering litigation, protest, and politics in Mississippi during the civil rights movement / George W. Crockett, Jr. -- Political and social change in Mississippi since 1965 / Frank R. Parker -- Race and constitutional change in the twentieth century : the role of the executive / Matthew Holden, Jr. -- Congress and civil rights : from obstacle to protector / Gary Orfield.
The real costs of racial discrimination / Derrick Bell -- Listening to the lessons of our history : African Americans, hate speech, and the First Amendment / Charles Lawrence III -- Weep not, little ones : an essay to our children about affirmative action / W.H. Knight and Adrien Wing -- Blind Justice? : race, the Constitution, and the justice system / Charles J. Ogletree -- Environmental justice : constitutional and statutory challenges to environmental racism / Alice L. Brown -- Fundamental rights and the Constitution : a heavenly discourse / A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. -- Racial justice and the Constitution : a view from the bench / Thurgood Marshall -- Afterword : racial equality and full citizenship, the unfinished agenda / Julius L. Chambers.
- 1560984724 (casebound)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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