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All Deliberate Speed Reflections on the First Half-Century of Brown V. Board of Education

ISBN-10: 0393326861

ISBN-13: 9780393326864

Edition: 2005

Authors: Charles J. Ogletree

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IN WHAT JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN calls "an essential work" on race and affirmative action, Charles Ogletree, Jr., tells his personal story of growing up a ""Brown baby" against a vivid pageant of historical Characters that includes, among others, Thurgood Marshall, Martin Luther king, Jr., Earl Warren, Anita Hill, Alan Bakke, and Clarence Thomas. A measured blend of personal memoir exacting legal analysis, and brilliant insight, Ogletree's eyewitness account of the legacy of "Brown v. Board of Education offers a unique vantage point from which to view five decades of race relations in America.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.12" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Charles Ogletree, Jr., is the Harvard Law School Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Clinical Programs. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Significance of Brown
The Legacy of Segregation: What Brown Meant in Merced
Brown's Promise: Black Students at Stanford
Brown's Failure: Resistance in Boston
Brown's Challenge: Carrying the Torch
Life Before Brown
Defeating Jim Crow
Resistance to Brown
Marshall and King: Two Paths to Justice
Reversing the Brown Mandate: The Bakke Challenge
The Legacy of Thurgood Marshall
The Rise of Clarence Thomas
Who's Getting Lynched?: Hill V. Thomas
Justice Thomas: A New Era in Race Matters
The Michigan Cases: Mixed Signals
Meeting the Educational Challenges of the Twenty-First Century
Addressing the Racial Divide: Reparations
The Integration Ideal: Sobering Reflections
Conclusion
Afterword: The Post O'Connor Supereme Court: The Emergence of the Scalia Court?
Notes
Frequently Cited Cases
Index